Iris van Herpen Collection Spring / Summer 2015- 3D textile prints and magnets

Center Pompidou in Paris Irisvan Herpen Collection

The Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen presented 3D prints on clothing and fashion accessories which have been waxed with magnets. the Iris van Herpen Spring / Summer 2015 Collection ready-to-wear was presented in Paris on October 1st. Her idea came after she visited the Swiss CERN, the Large Hadron Collider Center for Scientific Research and found the magnetic fields 20,000 higher than Earth fascinating.

Iris van Herpen Spring / Summer 2015 Collection


Iris van Herpen Spring / Summer 2015 Collection becomes a magnetic motion catwalk, which deals with the constant chaos and its formative origin and power of nature. Right in the middle is the beauty of the models. The fashion designer worked with the Dutch artist Jólan van der Wiel, who sketched “magnetic” clothing with Van Herpen last year, and with the Canadian architect Philip Beesley together. A job that includes advanced computer skills, synthetic biology and mechatronic engineering.

Iris van Herpen Collection Spring / Summer 2015- the techniques


Shoes, belts, necklaces and forearm bags are processed with the help of metallic elements, so that each piece is unique. A see-through dress covered with 3D crystalline formations was created in collaboration with the architect Niccolo Casas designed. Iris van Herpen Spring / Summer 2015 Collection but also offers special techniques that use injection molded parts and laser cutting to design three-dimensional structures for dresses, jackets, pants, skirts and blouses.


Inspiration origin-chaos-nature

Fine point contrasts with heavy plastic parts and materials, occasionally soft feather fibers that have protruded from the cellulose triacetate. They all adorn the clothing and are real eye-catchers. The color palette includes black, white, midnight blue and pastel nude. The Runaway Show took place in Paris last week during the city’s fashion week. The Dutch designers Iris van Herpen and Jólan van der Wiel have brought out an extraordinary collection with magnets.


 Symbolism wildness


 The specific order of the creation of elements


Fashion pieces with an original idea behind them


High heels with plastic springs