Transforming Paris Couture: Iris Van Herpen AW16

This week our Sunday viewing pays homage to Iris van Herpen's Haute Couture AW16/17

Those familiar with Iris van Herpen will appreciate the designer’s need to transform unusual materials into quirky couture. This season, transforming Paris Couture, Iris Van Herpen AW16 did not disappoint.

Pairing her collection with unique 3D printed shoes, IvH latest collection brags organic and 3 diamentional structures. Using new materials and techniques, her AW16 pays homage to cymatics whilst creating stunning visual representation of sound waves.

If you missed it, or you want to relive it again, take a deep breath a press play.

Combining fine handwork techniques with digital technology, IvH proves a force to be reckoned within the fashion industry. 

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Muchaneta Kapfunde

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Founding editor-in-chief & WearableTechStylist of, Muchaneta has worked in the fashion industry for over 14 years. She is currently one of the leading influencers speaking and writing about the merger of fashion with technology and wearable technology and a regular contributor to digital news sites like Wareable.
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