Hussein Chalayan: Blossom


Airborne Autumn/Winter 07 by Hussein Chalayan This Blossom dress and a mechanical hood made with Hussein Chalayan and Paris fashion show. Made with Joe Scott, assisted by Guy Stevens and Steve Wright. Joe and I sewing up test mechanics before handing it over to the pattern cutters.   Finished dress … Continue Reading ››

Lady Gaga: Living Dress (2010)


This was made in London at Baker Coogan under Pete Brook from Jim Henson’s Creature shop in LA. Headed by Vin Burnham, I was responsible for leading the mechanical team creating the moving parts.The team was made up of Ed Dimbleby, Richard Blakey, … Continue Reading ››

Hussein Chalayan: Wig


A very big challenge. This job was for the art project ” I Am Sad Leyla ” by Hussein Chalayan, and displayed at Galerist in Istanbul. The team made a wig that could change styles: fringe  and  hair-length grew  and reversed  again. We had layers of skullcaps to cope with the different styles and … Continue Reading … Continue reading Hussein Chalayan: Wig

Hussein Chalayan: One Hundred & Eleven


Hussein Chalayan’s One Hundred and Eleven Paris fashion show: a collection of mechanical transforming dresses, made over three months. A Hussein Chalayan Studio collaboration. My creative crew comprised Guy Stevens, Janet Burns, Joe Scott, Janet Knechtel, Scot Brooker, Andy Roberts, Josh Lee, … Continue Reading ››