Hussein Chalayan Put Burka-Print Dresses on the Runway

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British-Turkish designer Hussein Chalayan hid a political statement in dresses from his spring-summer 2015 collection, which he showed in Paris today. Look closely: There are burka-clad women integrated into the print of the full-length gowns. It's a bold image, and one Chalayan has evoked in his runway shows before — specifically in a 1996 show, where naked models wore different lengths of burkas down the runway, some short enough to expose their wearers. Chalayan: never one to shy away from a statement dress.

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