iris van herpen

Search
Results



Design

Hypnotic New Garments by Iris van Herpen Blur the Boundaries of Art, Science, and Fashion

July 9, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…the ongoing dissection of the rhythms of life and resonates with the fragility within these interwoven worlds” van Herpen explains. You can read more about the intricate techniques used to create the garments—including one developed in collaboration with Canada-based Professor of Architecture Philip Beesley—on the designer’s website. Van Herpen also released a behind-the-scenes short documentary that takes viewers inside her atelier, which is embedded below. Explore more of van Herpen’s mesmerizing creations on Instagram. (via Hi-Fructose)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Iris van Herpen Official (@irisvanherpen) on Jul 7, 2019 at 5:25am PDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xp5h3y0LE-M&feature=youtu.be…

 

 



Design

Birds and Faces Emerge From Dizzying Multi-Layered Gowns by Iris Van Herpen

January 29, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

Photos: Filippo Fior Dutch fashion designer Iris Van Herpen (previously) blends cutting-edge technology and classic motifs in her thought-provoking garments. Van Herpen’s most recent collection, Shift Souls, was showcased at Paris Fashion Week, and featured dresses that play with structure and color to blur the boundaries between fashion, technology, and art. In a statement on the brand’s website about the collection, Van Herpen explains that she was inspired by the fluidity of identity change in myths, particularly from Japan. The stories “gave me the inspiration to explore the deeper meaning of identity and how immaterial and mutable it can become…

 

 



Design

Pleated Garments Inspired by Birds in Flight by Iris van Herpen

July 10, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

Syntopia is the latest haute couture collection from Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen. The line of beautifully pleated garments explores the increasing convergence of our organic bodies and inorganic elements of technology, while also incorporating designs inspired by birds in flight. “As a former dancer, the transformation within movement has hypnotized me,” explained van Herpen in a statement about Syntopia. “For this collection I looked closely at the minutiae of bird flight and the intricate echoing forms within avian motion.” Transparent silk organza was pleated and liquid-coated for several pieces in the collection. This technique slowed down the movement…

 

 

A Colossal

Highlight

Artist Cat Enamel Pins