Fashion as sculpture

Unbelievable volume, multiple layers, gravity defying forms, rows of ruffles, inventive material and eccentric touches… Enter the world of avant-garde fashion designer Iris Van Herpen.

MATTSHLIAN.COM: February 2012

By folding paper into these rhythmic and repetitive sculptures, artist Matthew Shlian gives patterns of life and motion to an otherwise flat form.

Micro Collection S/S12 // Iris Van Herpen |

The “Cathedral Dress” by Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, from her most recent Spring 2012 couture collection, "Micro." printing, combined with a technique called ‘copper electroplating bath.' via the creators project, post: dressing Bjork

Innovative Fashion - silicone dress with intricate patterns & sculptural silhouette // Iris van Herpen

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen is widely recognized as one of fashion’s most talented and forward-thinking creators who continuously pushes the boundaries of fashion design.

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Is Iris van Herpen the next Alexander McQueen?

Designer Iris Van Herpen pushes boundaries with her incredible and complex style in fashion. Music artist Björk has worn her dress on the cover of her own album Biophilia. Normal rules don’t apply….

Auto Draft – leManoosh

Architextile Three dimensional acoustic textile as exclusive wall covering, dividing screen or autonomous interior object Architextile is the collection of three dimensional weave structures by textile designer Aleksandra Gaca.

These designs are Asian artwork and the models incorporate dance moves and poses so that fabrics move like earthly elements on the runway.

Highlights from China Fashion Week 2012

Paper dress couture dragon lady dress Highlights from China Fashion Week 2012 - Xu Ming

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If wearable art had just one poster child, we bet it’d be Iris van Herpen. Her creations fuse craftsmanship and futurism to such a bewildering extent that even the future looks dated.

'Escapism' dress | Designed by Iris van Herpen, The Netherlands, and Daniel Widrig, Germany, 2011 Produced by Materialise, Belgium | Photo ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London

IRIS VAN HERPEN, Escapism Dress ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London. TIME Magazine names Iris van Herpen’s printed dress one of the 50 Best Inventions of the 2011 i think this is too much, however i like the details added with the folds.