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...

ColumnWhere does the line between art and fashion dissolve? You know it when you see it. Iris van Herpen sets her fashion firmly into the realm of art as she sculpts couture dresses into wearable organisms, translucent snake skin and three-dimensional armature for the body. Her radical...

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...

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...

Iris Van Herpen/Ralph Mecke Grimes has undergone her fair share of hair changes recently, but she switched it up yet again for the campaign with this jet-black, dip-dyed blue look. It's edgy without being TOO over-the-top, and we have a feeling it'll look just as good onstage as it does in...

Pointing out the 30% of the human genome has been patented, Iris Van Herpen dubbed her F'14 showing Biopiracy. "It is just raising questions," she observes. It's also raising the bar on design for the future. She collaborates with some really cool cats, including CERN (the supercollider), the...

This will make it more practical for fashion houses to embed the technique into a collection and push the technology from experimentation into customisation. Iris van Herpen Autumn/Winter 2015 | Source: Courtesy BoF: Are you experimenting with bio-fabrication and other forms of synthetic...

I know we've all read lots of long and stupid things. And I've read plenty of smart and short things. TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54ef96453883401538ee48cd0970b Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Good Reads | Long-form Journalism:

I've recently been avoiding reading articles, and hence sharing them with you, so that I may catch up on some books i've been neglecting reading. And so the Good Reads section has been running dry. So be it; I think this is right. The book i'm currently reading is Cezanne: A Life by Alex...

in 2006 from the Art Institute of Arnhem ArtEZ, Iris Van Herpen started by working for Alexander McQueen in Londo and went on to present her first collection in 2007 in Amsterdam. Thanks to her cutting-edge approach to creation, she integrated the official calendar of France's Chambre...

 

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