Packing Foam Fashions Emulate 16th and 17th Dutch and Flemish Masters’ Paintings [UPDATED].

Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions

In Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions, an ongoing series of quietly elegant photographs, she explores textures of both the past and present. Using the foam materials from packaging and insulation, she has fashioned them into the collars, shawls and clothes commonly seen in the 16th and 17th century Dutch, Flemish and French portraits by the likes of Golden Age and Dutch Renaissance painters Vermeer, Franz Hals, and Francois Clouet. Read more

Two Fashion Forces Fuse: Iris van Herpen x United Nude

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I was both surprised and excited when I received the following press release, given that I’d blogged about both these fashion designers/companies separately and had no idea they’d ever collaborate. Read more

A New Fashionista Favorite: Designer Iris van Herpen

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If you haven’t yet heard the name Iris van Herpen, you soon will. The Dutch fashion designer only graduated from the ARTEZ School of Arts in Arnhem in 2006, but already her unique fashions have been much written about. Read more