"Generally, I'm interested in how we are as human beings," he said after the show. "I think of my work as a kind of life science." Chalayan's concept was an abstract story about the evolution of humanity. The collection represented some of Chalayan's most highly evolved designs for everyday living. Take the clothes away from the concept and you simply have intelligently cut asymmetrical dresses and all-in-ones with interesting gathers and soft drapes.

- Vogue runway review of Chalayan's fall 2008 collection 

 An intricately cut cocktail dress from the master of cut and concept Chalayan, the dress's tucks and folds create an inspired form over the body, conveying with ease the architectural influences he is renowned for. The dress is fully lined with a centre back zip closure. 

Country of manufacture: MADE IN ITALY

Tagged size: IT40/UK 8

Fabric composition: Unknown


Bust: 41cm

Waist: 39cm

Hip: 45cm

Length: 85cm taken at centre back along seam

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