Malan Breton (the designer) opened his first NYC retail shop following his training at Turnbull & Asser, and Scaasi. Malan Breton® HOMME (menswear) was introduced in 2010, and in 2016 Malan Breton® Bridal, Handbags, and Underwear. In 2016 for the European, and Asian market Breton introduced his line called Fantôme – Malan Breton.
The Brand is InStyle Magazines number eight most tweeted fashion brand for 2017. Malan Breton is known as “The Internets Fave Designer” (Yahoo News), and “one of New York City’s most celebrated designers of the past decade” (Amsterdam News). Malan Breton, the designer, originating from Taipei, Taiwan, Malan Breton became the first designer to become a part of the cryptocurrency phenomenon, opening the first blockchain based online retail shop in fashion a partnership with Tokenly, and Soho Muse.
The collections can be found at department stores, and specialty boutiques around the globe, Breton is also known as a master of the made to measure suit, having apprenticed under the royal warrant. Malan Breton has a steadfast following of businessmen, career women, celebrities, politicians, and royals globally.
Malan Breton is the recipient of the 2016 FGI “Rising Star” award in Menswear, the 2015 European Fashion Council’s “Eirene” award, the 2015, and 2016 Taiwan Tourism Award for contributions in fashion, and media. In 2011 Malan Breton® and NBC Universal were a nominee for the WGSN Global Fashion Award for Outstanding collaboration. Malan Breton, the founder, is also the recipient of the 2015 NYIFF Award for best documentary short, for his work as a director on the biographical fashion film “Malan Breton – A Journey to Taiwan”.
Malan Breton® design partnerships are vast and have included The country of Taiwan, Rado Switzerland, Joico, LALIQUE, Batiste, SWAROVSKI, Warner Reprise, 20th Century Fox, Fancy Feast, Minute to Win It, Breaking Bad, Pepsi, Nintendo, Xbox 360, The estate of Marilyn Monroe, Jewelry TV, The Smithsonian Museum, Princeton University, J Renee Shoes, NYC Ballet, Oui for Mattison Bridal, NY1, MTV, Bravo TV’s “Shop by Bravo”, and Brother Sewing Machines. The Malan Breton® brand has also been featured, on its founders show, on The BravoTV Network, titled “The Malan Show” – “A six part series following the process of making it in America as an independent designer!” -Page Six; Breaking Bad, The American Music Awards, The BET AWARDS, DOVE Soaps beauty campaign, Ru Pauls Drag Race, MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Australia’s Next Top Model, China’s Next Top Model, Lifetime Network, MTV’s VMAS, The Superbowl half time show for Pepsi, NBC’s Minute to Win It, The Today Show, and many, many others, the house was also considered to design the royal wedding gown for Katherine Middleton in 2011.
For February 2017, the brand saw 2.8 billion global impressions and counting for its NY Fashion Week, and London Fashion Week collections, due to the brands diversification in the media and social media over the years. Also being noted in “InStyle Magazine” as one of the top five (number three) most tweeted brands in fashion.
As a designer “Breton is self taught and never went to design school. Talk about raw talent.