Hussein Chalayan to Design Vionnet

The first collection conceived by the Cyprus-born designer will be unveiled on Jan. 21 during couture week in Paris.

Vionnet sent out a press release announcing the appointment of Hussein Chalayan as the designer of the brand’s demi-couture collection. Vionnet chairman and creative director Goga Ashkenazi said in the press release. “I have always been intrigued by his conceptual approach and the fearless way his work travels outside the traditional confines of fashion. It is an honor for me to work with someone I admire so much. I know he will bring something special to Vionnet’s Demi-Couture collection.”

Cypriot-born British fashion designer Hussein Chalayan acknowledges the public during the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready-to-wear collection show, on March 1, 2013 in Paris.

Photos: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images; Imaxtree



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