Iris van Herpen Catwalk Fashion Show Paris Womenswear SS2016

October 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Fashion, Featured Items, Paris, womenswear

Had Iris van Herpen shown models in vacuum plastic bags on her runway before. Today actress Game of Thrones Gwendoline Christie played part in her decorum. The tough, tall actrice who you’d hardly identify with the fragile work of Iris, motionless lay on a tree to which her dress was woven throughout the whole show, as the collection was inspired by the way plants grow. Quaquaversal Iris named her collection. Latin for “going off in all directions”, something the 31-year old Dutch designer can identify herself with, collaborating with artists in so many different disciplines. For this collection Iris was coached by François-Henri Pinault, the big guy at French luxury goods holding company Kering, part the Andam Award she won last year. An influence perhaps that made Iris put more focus on wearibility and fashion, cause in this collection they played a bigger part than ever before. Like in all her designs today craftsmanship and technology worked together perfectly today. Skirts, tops and dresses looked impeccable shown in a sophisticated palette of nudes, greys and silver hues. Standout pieces by themselves, yet to think those strong designs were created by laser-cutting and hand-weaving made them all the more impressive.