Malan Breton is the designer and creative director of Malan Breton, Malan Breton Fantôme, Malan Breton HOMME, and Malan Breton Bridal Collections. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Breton currently resides in New York City. He has been designing since the age of 11 and is known for his signature detailing, and fabrics.Malan Breton just received the 2014 European Fashion Council "Eirene" Fashion Award. He was nominated for a 2011 WGSN Global Fashion Award. In January of 2014, Malan Breton was named number 24 of the top 100 most popular people in entertainment, for his work in fashion, costume, in American television from Taiwan by IMDB. In April of 2014 Ranker.com voted him the 24th most famous person from Taiwan for his work in fashion.
Malan Breton has dressed A list stars: Keith Carradine, Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington, Michael Buble’, Martha Plimpton, Minnie Driver, Kylie Minogue, Ariana Grande, Daniel Craig, Katrina Bowden, Kathy Lee Gifford, Desmond Child, and Nolan Gerard Funk, and other prominent celebrities.
Breton's fashions have noted mentions on the Oscars, the Grammys, Cannes, Film Festival, Golden Horse, and numerous other red carpets around the world, He has also dressed 2013 TONY award winner Jerry Mitchell on his winning night for “Kinky Boots”, and Bryce Pinkham from the 2014 TONY Award winner "Best Musical" "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder."In 2011 Malan Breton became the first designer whose designs were part of a packaging deal with XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii systems, and ZOO for the video game "Minute to Win It".
Malan Breton also has a syndicated, celebrity fashion column in OK! Magazine entitled "Malan's Musings.” His fashion coverage of the British royal wedding received 10.8 Million unique views and coverage in over 100 publications. Malan Breton was the subject of a six part Series on Bravo TV titled "The Malan Show" "A series following the process of making it in America as an independent designer!" Page Six
Mr. Breton lent his expertise to: “Cosmetic Executive Woman”, “Australia’s Next top Model”, “The Today Show”, “Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt”, “Princeton University”, “Dallas Morning News”, “Bravo TV”, “MTV Music Awards”, “Project Runway”, CBS News and countless other media outlets. Breton’s Collections have been featured in media outlets around the world; including on the hit AMC show "Breaking Bad".The label is known for simple shift dresses made in elegant materials”. WWD…sexy, fitted evening gowns, “And for his slouchy pajama pants”. The New York Times. Breton cultivated his knowledge of menswear construction while at Turnbull & Asser. “For men he designs clothing he would wear on a daily basis, sharply tailored, slim men's suiting,” The LA Times “A strong use of colour and texture Breton is known for his colourful silk suits. WWD.Malan Breton signature fashion shows have featured dancers from The Royal Ballet, NYC Ballet, The SA Dance Company, and partnerships with musicians such as: Michael Buble’, Warner Reprise, Ariana Grande, 20th Century Fox, The Chelsea Symphony, and others. He is one of the fashion designers who feel strongly about supporting the arts.As a Philanthropist, Malan Breton Collection has dedicated efforts to am FAR, and Care and Share India (To bring awareness to this organization Malan Breton closed the NASDAQ in 2011).
This season Malan returns to his roots by presenting his Spring Summer 2015 Collection “A Journey to Taiwan.” As a designer "Breton is self taught and never went to design school. Talk about raw talent!" NY Daily News.