Fashion Re-Designed, Dutch Designer Uses Technology to Create Futuristic Couture + Solange Wears Designer’s Dress to the Grammys

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion installation at Carnegie Museum of Art, Photo by Bryan Conley

Photo courtesy of: Jean Baptiste Mondino and Iris van Herpen
Photo courtesy of: Jean Baptiste Mondino and Iris van Herpen

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen marries precision and meticulous handcraft, inventive technological solutions, and a striking, futuristic aesthetic.

Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and Groninger Museum, The Netherlands, Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion gathers seven years of van Herpen’s original haute couture for this exhibition: her first North American tour, which is currently in Pittsburgh.

Side Note: Solange wore an Iris van Herpen design to the 2017 Grammy Awards where the signer won her first Grammy  Iris Van Herpen : Runway – Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016-2017

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Now showing at Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA), the exhibit presents 15 of her collections across a bewildering range of materials and techniques.

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