Iris van Herpan draws equally upon the Life force that pulses through the sculptures of David Altmejd. His wild organic forms derived from the regenerative processes of nature have greatly inspired "Beyond Wilderness." Balancing respect for the traditions of atelier craftsmanship with...

The Spring Summer 2011 Iris van Herpen x United Nude collection will come in 2 versions of a sculptural high-heeled platform ankle bootie: the first, a complex weave of leather lace detailing; the second, elegantly draped with thin chains. The intricacy and precision of these creations...

an amazing pair of shoes as part of Herpen's ‘Synethesia' collection which reminded everyone of Alexander McQueen's hoof-like shoes . I'm a fan of those shoes but couldn't drop $1300 on them . But for the new season, United Nude makes their second collaboration shoes for Iris van Herpen's...

The promising Paris haute couture debut collection is a feat of exploration; there is the Medusa like black design, a gravity defying water enshrouded design (seen in image), a continued experimentation of exo-skeletal structure etc. Iris van Herpen manages to take abstract, near...

We have been following Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen for a while now. During the Haute Couture week in Paris Spring/Summer 2011 she just shown her latest Escapism collection. It's her second 3D printed fashion collection and it's a collaboration between her and architect Daniel...

Iris van Herpen‘s latest effort shows what Couture should be about: dream. Her digital dreams have been made into reality with the use of computer programs and architectural technology, challenging the boundaries between art and fashion ( Oh! there is a person in the world that understand me...

Give me the future of Haute Couture! Give me Iris Van Herpen! The Netherland designer debuts her Haute Couture for the first time in Paris, and even though not many magazines have reviewed the collection I think they will be following the designer at every step from now on. The 27 year old...

I prefer contrast, so I'd probably wear more elegant heels with Iris's strong pieces to make a real statement. Singer Beth Ditto and Susan chat backstage after the show After the show I bumped into the American singer Beth Ditto, who asked me what fragrance I was wearing. I laughed,...

Iris Van Herpen 2012/13 F/W Haute Couture Iris plays with the idea of everything evolving even fashion not in the way you think but; and fashion and technology evolving into living breathing things. She sees the possibility of living technology as a future where design, art, architecture...

Sound waves — in particular, the rippling shapes they make when graphed — informed Iris Van Herpen's couture collection today. The Dutch designer — who's known for her artisanal, naturalistic approach to design and who has several pieces in the Manus x Machina exhibit currently on view at...

 

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