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Burberry Names Gobbetti Executive Chairman and CEO

Marco Gobbetti will join the company as executive chairman, Asia-Pacific and Middle East until July 4, when he will become ceo.

clock January 16, 2017Samantha Conti

Business

American Apparel Lays Off 2,400 Workers

American Apparel workers reported to the company’s Los Angeles factory Monday to pick up their final checks.

clock January 16, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Business

Hermès to Open Meatpacking District Store

The neighborhood is constantly in a state of flux.

clock 19hSharon Edelson

Iris van Herpen

Iris Van Herpen Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Iris van Herpen Couture Fall 2016

The designer interpreted sound waves into frothy and ethereal dresses in the palest colors.

clock July 4, 2016Miles Socha

Iris Van Herpen RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Iris van Herpen RTW Fall 2016

The designer showed an array of party dresses in alien shapes and textures.

clock March 8, 2016Miles Socha

Iris Van Herpen RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2016

Inspired by plants, Iris van Herpen spun a spring collection of gossamer-weight creations in variations of lace.

clock October 6, 2015Joelle Diderich

Iris Van Herpen RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

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.

clock March 10, 2015Joelle Diderich

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

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.

clock September 30, 2014WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

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.

clock March 4, 2014WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2014

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

clock October 1, 2013WWD Staff

Stephen Jones

Fashion Scoops

Front Row At Iris van Herpen

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

clock July 1, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2013

Couture

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.

clock July 1, 2013WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2013

Couture

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.”

clock January 21, 2013WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2012

Couture

Iris van Herpen Fall Couture 2012

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

clock July 2, 2012WWD Staff

Iris van Herpen Spring Couture 2012

Couture

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.

clock January 24, 2012WWD Staff

Iris Van Herpen Fall Couture 2011

Couture

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.

clock July 4, 2011WWD Staff

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