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CERN

Iris van Herpen SS15

A visit to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, to check out the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), was the starting point of the Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer 2015 Show, titled « Magnetic Motion ».

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Posted by on October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Remedios Varo

Iris van Herpen SS14

 

Remedios Varo’s surrealist paintings have inspired the Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

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Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Art

 

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David Altmejd

Iris van Herpen Couture AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Altmejd’s organic sculptures influenced the Iris van Herpen Couture Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show, titled « Wilderness Embodied ».

Other David Altmejd-inspired collections : Mandy Coon Spring/Summer 2012 (this show referenced David Altmejd’s figurative sculptures, which mix various textures), Peter Pilotto Spring/Summer 2009 (this abnormal art-themed collection was based on David Altmejd’s works).

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Posted by on July 30, 2013 in Art

 

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Steve Gschmeissner

Iris van Herpen Couture SS12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Gschmeissner’s photographs, using Scanning electron microscope (SEM) technology, influenced the Iris van Herpen Couture Spring/Summer 2012 Show, titled « Micro ».

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Posted by on June 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Egypt

Iris van Herpen AW910

Ancient Egyptian mummies inspired the Iris van Herpen Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show, « Mummification ».

Other Egypt-inspired collections : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (ancient Egypt was one of the references of this show), Christian Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2004 (this collection paid homage to ancient Egypt), Empires Spring/Summer 2009 (this collection was partly inspired by Napoleon’s French Campaign in Egypt), John Galliano Autumn/Winter 1997-1998 (titled « Suzy Sphinx », this collection was partly influenced by Egypt), Miguel Adrover Autumn/Winter 2001-2002, Preen by Thornton and Bregazzi Spring/Summer 2011 (this collection was an homage to the play of light and shadow on Egyptian architecture), Rick Owens Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Menswear (this collection was partly based on the ancient Egyptian slaves who built pyramids), Sophia Kokosalaki Spring/Summer 2009 (this collection drew inspiration from ancient Egyptian costumes), Topshop Unique Spring/Summer 2012 (the theme of this show was « ancient Egypt meets ’90s hip-hop scene »), Zero + Maria Cornejo Resort 2014 (for this collection, Maria Cornejo thought about being in places of North Africa, such as Egypt).

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Posted by on June 11, 2013 in Places

 

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Philip Beesley

Iris van Herpen Couture AW1213

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip Beesley’s « Hylozoic Ground » project, presented in the Canadian Pavilion of the 2010 Venice Biennale in Architecture, influenced the Iris van Herpen Couture Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Show, titled « Hybrid Holism ».

Moreover, Philip Beesley has cocreated some pieces of the Iris van Herpen Couture Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, titled « Voltage ».

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Posted by on June 4, 2013 in Architecture

 

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