on 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...

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 stands for a reciprocity between craftsmanship and 
innovation in technique and materials.Van Herpen forces fashion to the extreme contradiction between beauty and regeneration. It is her unique way to reevaluate reality and to express and underline individuality. The essence...

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 when I said fashion is art!) Iris van Herpen esforça-se por demonstrar...

Last season saw the beginnings of a collaboration between Dutch designer Iris van Herpen and footwear moguls United Nude. The collaborative force created a shoe of sculptural and artistic importance. So successful was the design, which was rocketed to fashion fame by a Mario Testino shoot for...

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...

After the commercial and critical success of their first collaboration, Synesthesia United Nude and Iris van Herpen decided to come together again to create the Crystallization collection for Spring. These booties are completely made by hand and are draped in either Italian kidskin leather or...

Iris van Herpen Autumn/Winter 2015 | Source: Courtesy BoF: Are you experimenting with bio-fabrication and other forms of synthetic biology? What creative possibilities does this space present? IVH: I care about the footprint I leave with my designs, so I do a lot of research in

– whalebones used in children's umbrellas, synthetic boat rigging and other wondrous sources, creating pieces that push boundaries of imagination but also wearability. Iris van Herpen's careful choice of materials and the extraordinary techniques that are presented in the exhibition were a...

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...

 

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