that haute couture is the laboratory of fashion, a place where fashionistas still look towards to for innovation. And this season, Iris Van Herpen did just that as she went back and forth between innovation and craftsmanship for her "Beyond Wilderness" collection. With the help of artists,...

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...

These avant garde shoes were the result of a collaboration between Iris van Herpen and design-centric footwear brand United Nude. In keeping with the theme of her Crystallization collection, the Iris van Herpen X United Nude Crystallization booties ($995 at UnitedNude.com) feature rounded...

Speaking to Dazed Digital, Iris Van Herpen spoke about her collection: "It's a mix of everything. It's important to work round the body, and my work is about fabric, shape and new techniques. I used a lot of fabrics commonly used in architecture –I like to bring new techniques into...

Voltage is from Iris van Herpen and United Nude's 2013 Fall collaboration. This limited edition heel will only be available in two colorways: black and ivory. The Voltage heel made its debut earlier this week during Iris van Herpen's 2013 Haute Couture Show. Iris decided to explore the idea...

On the grand seesaw of fashion, you've got Don Ed Hardy dangling off one end, Zara sliding around somewhere near the fulcrum, and Iris van Herpen holding court in haute-couture magnet armor on the other. Cultivating iron filings so they grow into dress-shapes takes no small amount of...

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...

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,...

reviewed the collection I think they will be following the designer at every step from now on. The 27 year old designer can be defined the love child of Lady Gaga and Alexander McQueen. The dresses look ready for a museum presentation, and I will be the first in line if she ever decides to...

 

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