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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Iris van Herpen X Lou Stoppard

Hugely interested by and appreciative of the following interview between Lou Stoppard of SHOWstudio and the previously mentioned designer Iris van Herpen. Some really frank conversation giving a fascinating insight into not only the work, but the character of van Herpen within a fashion/art/tech context.



Can't embed the video for some reason, but this is really worth a look:
http://showstudio.com/project/in_fashion/iris_van_herpen

I'm really excited about van Herpen's forthcoming ready-to-wear collection, which looks beautiful. As a designer, van Herpen expresses her reliance upon haute couture as a process to support her ready-to-wear, which only suggests a strong and relevant future for couture - especially with regards the development of new technology and technique.The collection is also modelled by Grimes which I think is a lovely, creative match.