MALAN BRETON 

Biography

www.malanbreton.com

"Malan Breton has traveled an impressive path from his beginnings in the entertainment industry to creating one of the most successful self-made eponymous fashion brands on the scene." Design Scene

noted as "The Most Influential Designer You've Never Heard Of" by British Vogue.

"The Internets Favourite Designer" by Yahoo News

"One of New York City's Most Celebrated Designers of the Past Decade" Amsterdam News.

Breton has dressed icons such as the British Fashion Counsel’s “Ambassador for Positive Change” Priyanka Chopra, Fan Bing Bing, Janelle Monae, Saweetie, Kylie Minogue, Billy Porter, and Little Mix to name a few...

Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Breton became the first designer to become a part of the cryptocurrency phenomenon, opening the first blockchain-based, online, retail shop in fashion. Breton was the first fashion designer to create for primetime TV, when 14 million viewers a week watched the NBC game show "Minute to Win it". Breton is one of the first designers to digitize fashion into Ai and VR, and to join the metaverse with photosynthesised models in 3d. This is apparent int the multi- award winning spring 2021 fashion show "Immortal" by DNABLOCK Ai. Breton and his collections have been featured on “Australia's Next Top Model”, “Project Runway”, “Americas Next Top Model”, “Rob and Romesh vs Fashion”, “The Real Housewives of New York”, “MTV VMA’s”, his own show for Bravo/NBC Universal called “The Malan Show”, and special feature episodes of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” where Breton’s New York Fashion Week shows were the featured storyline of the show. Malan Breton has created specialty costumes, or provided wardrobe for the “Tony Awards”, The “American Music Awards”, “The Voice UK”, “The Olivier Awards”, “WWE”, “Quantico”, “Rupaul’s Drag Race” The “Golden Globes”, and the “MTV VMA’s”. He has appeared as a commentator for "MTV News", "E News", "NBC's The Today Show", "Fox Morning Show", "CBS Morning Show", and "OK! Magazine" where his column "Malan's Musings" had over ten million weekly readers."

In 2021 Breton partnered with GOOGLE to be the first fashion designer to participate in the GOOGLE Cameos program. 

Breton has also served as a fashion mentor to the Smithsonian Museum, and Cooper Hewitt Museum. He has also presented awards to The Winchester School of Art fashion program, and has lectured at FIT, Princeton University, Pratt, Parsons University, Shih Chien University,  and many universities around the world.

His designs have been featured in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Museum at FIT, MOMA, and others.

Breton has been awarded the 2022 UK S.A.L. "British Fashion Designer of the Year" Award, 2016 FGI Rising Star award, the 2015, 2016, and 2017 Taiwan Tourism Award for his contributions to film, fashion, and the arts industry. The 2014 European Fashion Council Award for, Most promising global brand. Breton is also an award winning film director winning the 2021 London Fashion Film Festival award for best 2d/ 3d Animated fashion film “Immortal” (SS2021 Collection), and the NYIFF award for his biopic “Malan Breton - A Journey to Taiwan”. He has also directed the seventeenth Billboard magazine number one music video for Kristine W,  ́ ́Stars ̈.

Breton is also a top ten charting pop singer, for his 2020 single “Something Stupid”.

In 2019 Malan Breton was invited to present a collection of fashion to HRH Prince Edward the Duke of Kent, for his 84th Birthday Celebration in partnership with the Parliamentary Society for Arts, Fashion, and Sports.

His collections of clothing, fine jewellery, beauty, fragrance, shoes, bridal, handbags, NFT, housewares/furniture, and accessories for both men, and women, can be found at department stores, and specialty boutiques around the globe.

Malan Breton devotes much of his time to charity, his designs are currently sold to raise funding for War Child, and recently participated in the largest fashion gala in London, ‘Icons”, to aid NHS, and Well Child charities.

Malan Breton serves as a double government appointed Ambassador for the arts, as appointed by the UK (Parliamentary Society AFS) UK Parliament, and Taiwan.

*Please note: Malan Breton is an award winning Fashion Designer, Costume Designer, Film and Music Video Director, Producer, Musician, Columnist, and Photographer.

"Wherever you go, shine..."