Hussein Chalayan's Shape-Shifting Dresses, in GIF Form

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Hussein Chalayan has really mastered the art of the quick change. The designer's latest transforming dresses, which he debuted at his fall 2013 runway show in Paris, go from shifts to gowns with just a tug. Trust us, they're best appreciated in gif form. 

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Of course, this isn't the first time Chalayan has had his models do a quick change on the catwalk — it's kind of his thing. Back in 2000, he transformed a coffee table into a hoop skirt. 


We didn't know it was possibly to elegantly step into the middle of a piece of furniture and hitch it to your belt — but look! — it can be done. 



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