Several recognizable names are behind the dazzling Swarovski looks, including Hussein Chalayan for his ‘Headlight’ dress, Chinese fashion designer Jin Chong Yu for his voluminous ‘A Sparkling Wonderland’ gown inspired by stained glass, as well as the two costumes worn by Sammi Cheng for her ‘Touch Mi 2’ world tourby Il Jung Lee—the stunning ‘Elephant Warrior’ costume encrusted with geometric crystal designs and a shimmering yellow dress sparkling with sew-on crystals by Singaporean designer Vaughn Tan. Complementing the show stopping fashion were music performances from pop superstars such as Charli XCX, CoCo Lee and R&B king, Usher
Founded by The Prince’s Trust in 2003, Fashion Rocks has been held annually in fashion capitals around the globe including London, New York and Monaco. The two-and-a-half-hour show attracts a live audience of over 10,000 and is broadcast in over 180 countries. The event has historically featured top musicians including Beyoncé, Grace Jones, Robbie Williams, David Bowie and Justin Bieber. Collaborating with world’s leading fashion brands such as Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Christian Dior, Gucci, and Giorgio Armani, Fashion Rocks sets the hottest fashion trends with the biggest names in music.
Swarovski has a long history of adding sparkle to both fashion and performance stages, having embellished West End and Broadway productions to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Swarovski crystals have also added dazzling voltage to the sets and costumes recently of two musical legends — Madonna for her Rebel Heart tour and Beyoncé for her Formation world tour as well as JLo in Las Vegas.