Iris van Herpen inspired by fungi for haute couture collection
Iris van Herpen showcased her latest collection ‘Roots of Rebirth’ during Paris Haute Couture Week, with 21 looks inspired by roots and spores. The collection explores the symbiosis of high technology with artisanal craftsmanship of couture, referencing the “intricacy of fungi and the entanglement of life that breathes beneath our feet,” said...
27 Jan 2021
Video: Fashion institute Polimoda interviews fashion designer Iris van Herpen
In this video, the Fashion institute Polimoda interviews Iris van Herpen, a Dutch designer who has redefined the relationship between craftsmanship and couture. Watch the video below. Video: Polimoda via YouTube Photo credit: Catwalk Pictures
18 Jan 2021
Lady Gaga wears Iris van Herpen as one of nine outfits during the VMAs
The nine different outfits that Lady Gaga wore at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday will go on for ages: from Christopher John Rogers' meter-wide, poison green ball gown and the glittery catsuit with majestic feather cape by Valentino Haute Couture to the cloak. by Candace Cuoco, which was reminiscent of large folded metal plates. The most...
1 Sep 2020
3 Days of Parisian haute couture in pictures
Valentino closed the first Paris Fashion Week entirely online on Wednesday. 33 houses took part in this exceptional event broadcast via a platform of the Federation of Fashion and Haute Couture and the Canal+ channel. Interviews and filmed debates provided the basis for a well-paced content. Image : Julien Fournié Members on the FCMH calendar...
10 Jul 2020
Video: Carice van Houten is the muse for Iris van Herpen's short film
Iris van Herpen presented her latest creation during online Paris Haute Couture Week today. In a film called 'Transmotion' with Carice van Houten as a muse, she reveals the latest couture piece. The white silk organza dress with black details has the same name as the short film, 'Transmotion'. The dress represents the change from one state to...
6 Jul 2020
Iris van Herpen and Ulyana Sergeenko shine on the first day of digital couture
Paris online couture week began on Monday, a three-day digital event showcasing the Autumn Winter 2020 couture collections. At first glance, the calendar looks similar to any other season: Iris van Herpen, Dior and Schiaparelli on day one, Chanel, Stéphane Rolland and Alexandre Vauthier on day two, Maison Margiela, Viktor & Rolf and Valentino on...
6 Jul 2020
Iris van Herpen presents haute couture show SS20
On January 20th, 2020, Iris van Herpen presented her latest Couture collection, titled ’Sensory Seas’, at Cirque d'hiver Bouglione in Paris. Source: Video by Christian Dior, YouTube
28 Jan 2020
The best of Paris haute couture
The bar for haute couture is set unattainably high. Not just the resources required to afford the most luxurious frocks made to measure, but also the craftsmanship and painstaking attention to detail needed to create the most decorative and exquisite fashion in the world. True, it may be a distraction to focus on clothes when the headlines...
24 Jan 2020
Looks from the 2020 Golden Globes' red carpet
Hollywood's brightest stars sparkled Sunday on the red carpet at the Golden Globes, the first showbiz awards gala of 2020. Under sunny skies, the best and brightest of film and television gathered at the Beverly Hilton in their finest for the ceremony, hosted by British comedian Ricky Gervais. Here is a look at some of the trends spotted on the...
6 Jan 2020
Alice In Wonderland to be the focus of new V&A exhibition
London’s V&A has announced that its landmark exhibition for 2020 will be ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’ celebrating the fantastical and imaginative Alice In Wonderland story with more than 300 objects spanning film, performance, fashion, art, music and photography, including fashion from Iris van Herpen and Viktor and Rolf. Opening on June 27,...
2 Dec 2019
Video: Runway Review: Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019
Fashion industry expert, Zoe Hong, on the most recent Haute Couture week AW19/20. Source: Zoe Hong, YouTube.
10 Jul 2019
Couture AW19: Iris van Herpen ‘Hypnosis’
Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen has always had a way of mesmerising with her fantasy fashion made with cutting-edge technology, with movement a key theme, and for autumn/winter 2019 her haute couture collection showcased in Paris's Élysée Montmartre was inspired by the wind-powered kinetic outdoor work of American artist Anthony Howe. "The...
2 Jul 2019