Im extremely happy about this collaboration because I think that Hussein is a super-talented, forward-thinking designer, says Vionnet chairman and creative director Goga Ashkenazi. He is a true artist, very conceptual, he thinks out of the box and has a strong architectural approach. He represents what Madeleine Vionnet represented in her era.
Its a lot of for fans to get excited about not least Chalayan himself.
The combined elements of Goga Ashkenazis creative energy and entrepreneurial approach together with the unparalleled heritage of the house makes this an exciting collaboration for me, he tells WWD.
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