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Dion Lee Redefines Australia's Fashion Front

By: Meghan Young - Published: Sep 9, 2009 • References: dionlee and dazeddigital
Linked and locked, Dion Lee is taking Australian fashion to new heights. Inspired by American artist John Chamberlain’s crushed car sculptures, he “liked the idea of creating these crushed and twisted forms, in a clean tailored articulation."

Straddling the line between ready-to-wear and runway-only pieces, Dion Lee admits “it’s more challenging to create pieces that work on both levels of design and practicality, especially in Australia.” And yet, somehow, he manages to pull it off.