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From Electrifying 3D Ensembles to Gravity-Defying Couture

 - Apr 23, 2013
The spirit of neoteric fashion is embodied by the dynamic creativity of Iris Van Herpen designs.

Boasting a background in dance and education in fashion design, Iris Van Herpen is graced with the ability to take the tradition of couture to a new level by combining it with novel textile technology. For instance, the designer explored 3D printing in her VOLTAGE collection this Spring 2013 couture season.

Each creation by the Dutch designer incorporates other forms of art, going beyond fashion to infuse her creations with architectural, cultural and technology inspirations. From dresses that resemble splashes of water to macabre mummy-inspired garments, the design ethos of Iris Van Herpen designs adheres to consistent modernization. With her ability to transforming the archaic, Iris Van Herpen stands out as a contributor to couture's renaissance.