Part Alexander McQueen and part tech geek, Iris van Herpen’s futuristic frocks are making waves in the fashion world. Comprised of Plexiglass, leather, synthetic boat rigging, copper, and other outlandish materials, the Dutch designer pumps out show-stoppers that incorporate everything from 3D-printed wood to cascades of Medusa-like coils. This month the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands honors the annoyingly young 27-year-old with her first major exhibition, which spotlights career-bests from her eponymous label since its launch in 2007.
The fashion commentariat is proclaiming Iris Van Herpen the next Alexander McQueen. With Capriole, her Fall/Winter 2011-12 collection, it’s easy to see why. Revealed at the hyper-exclusive Paris Couture Show this summer, the 27-year... Read Post
Iris van Herpen, the Alexander McQueen of tech geeks, is set unveil her first big solo show at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands. The annoyingly young Dutch fashion designer has blown away everyone--us included--by fusing trad... Read Post