PARIS, Jul 2, 2013/ — I have always maintained 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...

balls was used by Van Cleef & Arpels' creative director, Nicolas Bos, as inspiration for the company's latest high jewellery collection. It may hold the record for the number of times the word balls has appeared in a single story in any Lucire medium. Our report of Basil Soda's autumn–winter...

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 isn't just a fashion designer, because her clothes aren't made of just mere fabric. The Dutch designer incorporates elements of art and sculpture in to her work, which is plain to see upon a quick viewing of any of her awe-inspiring out-of-this-world designs. Utilising pieces...

Captured by Marcin Tyszka, androgynous model Andrej Pejic graces the cover, as well as the inside pages, of L'Officiel Ukraine's June 2011 issue. Dressed in a grungy palette of black, white and red, Andrej wears studded leather jackets, biker boots, mesh pieces and tank tops by the likes of...

Where: At the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes Film Festival and the 'Moonrise Kingdom' premiere Wearing: In a custom-made silk draped one-shoulder mint green Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown Verdict: Wow, wow, wow!!!! This is what I was expecting, gorgeous from the word go, I love...

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...

Captured by Sy Delorme Egle Tvirbutaite looks every inch Urban Amazon wearing designs from such brands as Versace, Paco Rabanne, Herve Leger, Givenchy, Barbara Bui, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Chanel, Valentino, Emilio Pucci, Dior, as well as many others. The Urban Amazon style is apparently...

Susan Tabak home Iris van Herpen was one of the most exciting designers to show during this season of the Haute Couture. This Dutch designer–who has won numerous awards for past collections–was also a disciple of Alexander McQueen (one of my favorite designers), so it's really no wonder I...

While I love the designs of Valentino and Chanel Haute Couture, I think that Haute Couture is not made for wearable dresses, but for experiments of art. So the winners of this Fall Winter 2011 collection are Dior and Iris Van Herpen. View more Haute Couture shows for Fall Winter 2011:

 

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