london: hussein chalayan retrospective

incorporating elements of hi-tech and using off-beat materials into his designs, he’s arguably the frontrunner of contemporary fashion. we’re talking hüseyin çağlayan, better known as hussein chalayan, the turkish-cypriot wizard whose retrospective exhibition opens at the design museum on wed – jan 21. the show extensively explores his creative approach, his inspirations and the many intriguing themes which influence his work such as cultural identity, displacement and migration. location: shad thames [south bank]. © chris moore