Iris Van Herpen RTW Fall 2015

Iris van Herpen RTW Fall 2015

She titled her fall collection “Hacking Infinity” and said it was inspired by terraforming, or the process of transforming the biosphere of other planets to make them like Earth.

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2015

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2015

Iris van Herpen showed outfits that spanned the boundaries between clothing, art installation and scientific experiment for her spring collection.

Iris van Herpen RTW Fall 2014

Iris van Herpen RTW Fall 2014

The designer delivered a selection of shimmering silver and black dresses that gracefully pooled like liquid around the body.

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2014

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2014

The designer’s first ready-to-wear presentation showed an ominous, yet compelling, vision of a technocentric future.

Stephen Jones

Front Row At Iris van Herpen

British milliner Stephen Jones was among the guests at the show.

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2013

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2013

The designer sent out metallic, shell-like structures that engulfed the upper body, as well as a kimono dress with fragile cutout patterns.

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2013

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2013

Renowned for her use of innovational techniques, the Dutch designer produced what she referred to as “the first 3-D-printed flexible dresses.”

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2012

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2012

The designer’s spooky, alien creations looked as though they were about to swallow their wearer whole.

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2012

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2012

Models hit the runway encaged in short dresses made of metallic and rhodoïd strips that swirled or spiked around their bodies like computer-generated plants.

Iris Van Herpen Fall Couture 2011

Iris Van Herpen Fall Couture 2011

Replacing needle and thread for 3-D rapid laser prototyping techniques, this was very much a futuristic vision of couture.