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Iris Van Herpen

Posted by Maya Davies,

Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen’s collections make me think of films which tried to predict what the future would look like – where cars fly, and robots rule. Well now we’re here and our tangible world is far less space-age than people imagined but Iris Van Herpen’s fashion portfolio is truly futuristic: combining intricate craftsmanship with the latest technologies (think 3D printing), material manipulation and innovation. It’s the kind of show-stopping couture Björk wears (check out her striking IVH dress on the Biophilia album cover) rather than something you’d pull on to go out and buy a pint of milk, but I’m sold.

Posted by Maya Davies

Maya joined It’s Nice That in 2011 as our first ever events manager as well as writing for the site, in particular about architecture. She left in the summer of 2013.