Malan Breton Wins Fashion Group International's 19th Annual Rising Star Award
Fashion Designer Malan Breton takes home the prestigious Men's Wear Award for Malan Breton HOMME's - Malan Breton. Breton states, "I am honored and elated to win this award. I was amongst some strong colleagues and truly respect their work so was surprised when I won." This is an amazing acknowledgment to have in my career, I am overwhelmed at this incredible win," says the designer.
Breton plans to take this win into fashion week as he will be unveiling his new collection that will show both men's and women's wear that will have a Studio 54 inspiration. Also pulling inspiration from Taiwan's colorful terrain and weaving that into his clothes, each and every one of his pieces are uniquely crafted. As a great example of this as recently reported by Women's Wear Daily, the authoritative voice of the fashion industry, has exclusively revealed Malan Breton's designs for the Government of Taiwan's division of tourism.
The luxury fashion was chosen to design the Government of Taiwan's official work uniform in 2015. Influences from more than 16 aboriginal Taiwanese tribes were incorporated into the uniforms resulting in a vast array of colors and textures showcasing Taiwan's culture and heritage. "I am honored to have been hand-picked by the Government to design these uniforms," Breton states. "There is nothing that makes me prouder than designing a collection that showcases the illustrious history and culture."
About Malan Breton:
Malan Breton is a New York based womenswear, menswear, bridal, and accessories designer. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Breton has been designing since the age of 11 and is known for his signature detailing, and fabrics. Malan Breton is noticed as one of the top three hundred luxury brands in the world and received the Taiwan Tourism Award, an Honor given by the President and Government of Taiwan, in 2015. The same year, "Malan Breton - A Journey to Taiwan," won "Best Documentary Short" at the 2015 NYIFF. Malan also starred in, wrote, sang in and directed the documentary.
He is the winner of the 2016 Fashion Group International "Rising Star" award for Menswear, the 2014 European Fashion Council "Eirene" Fashion Award, the 2014 Fashion Icon of the Year award from UCOF, and was nominated for a 2011 WGSN Global Fashion Award.
Known for designing the look of NBC's number one rated game show "Minute to Win It," Breton has also lent his expertise in the industry to OK! Magazine, Cosmetic Executive Women, Australia's Next Top Model, The Today Show, Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt, Princeton University, Dallas Morning News, Bravo TV, MTV's Music Awards, Project Runway, CBS News and countless other press, media, and educational outlets. Malan Breton has been featured in thousands of media outlets around the world, including being featured on the hit AMC show "Breaking Bad." He has also been featured on his own Bravo show "The Malan Show."
Malan Breton has dressed celebrities like Ariana Grande, Keith Carradine, Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington, George Takei, Michael Buble, Martha Plimpton, Frankie Grande, Minnie Driver, Kylie Minogue, Lea Salonga, Ricki Lake, Daniel Craig, Katrina Bowden, Desmond Child, Sam Witwer, Omar Sharif, Telly Leung, Paul Wesley, and Nolan Gerard - Funk, to name a few. Malan Breton has noted mentions on the Oscars, Grammy's, Cannes, Golden Horse, Met Gala 2015, and numerous other A-list red carpets around the world, also dressing 2013 TONY award winner Jerry Mitchell on his winning night, and 2014 TONY Award winner for "Best Musical" Bryce Pinkham. He was also considered to dress HRH Katherine Middleton for the Royal Wedding.