Fashion Tech Designer: A Celebration of Iris van Herpen By Five Key Accomplices (AnOther Magazine)


Photography by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones. Photo from Another magazine.

For Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, the invisible forces shaping our world are often more striking than what’s visible. Perhaps that’s why the creatures ambling down her runway appear to be interpolated in a cosmos between reality and unreality. Through her experimentation and collaborations in the past decade, fashion has become a vessel to transcend boundaries and make the unseen seen.

From lucid dreaming and the power of chaos to synaesthesia and the electricity in our bodies, Van Herpen has taken bits and p