Iris Van Herpen’s Spring 2019 Collection Should Be In A Museum

Sculptural, sensual and simply breathtaking, the  Iris van Herpen Spring 2019 collection of haute couture takes wearable art to a new level. Inspired by early examples of celestial cartography and its representations of mythological and astrological chimera, the collection of womenswear is as innovative as it is beautiful. Read more

Dom Pérignon Metamorphosis: A Bottle, Box and Cocoonase By Iris Van Herpen

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A new creative collaboration with fashion designer Iris Van Herpen for Dom Perignon brings us a specially boxed bottle of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2004 with a unique label and 2014: Cocoonase, an premium, made-to-order piece of art by the award-winning* fashion designer. Read more

Cray Cray Cantilvered 7″ Tall Platform Biopiracy Boots & Shoes From Iris Van Herpen X United Nude

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United Nude collaborates with fashion designer Iris Van Herpen for their wildest shoes yet. This is Van Herpen’s 9th consecutive collaboration with the brand and this is the first time that two, instead of just one, designs that graced the runway are being offered by United Nude. Read more

Voltage – Shockingly Cool Couture By Iris van Herpen With Electrifying Kicks for United Nude.

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The edgy fashion designer from the Netherlands does it again with her latest shoe design for United Nude, part of her latest Haute Couture Collection named Voltage, all of which is shown after the shoes. Read more

Halloween Inspired Art and Design – 20+ Creepy Posts.

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above: Keyhole by horror photographer Joshua Hoffine

Halloween Inspired Art and Design: In honor of Halloween, here’s a reprise of some (there are many more) of my spookiest posts from the past few years in the areas of photography, fine art, fashion, furniture and design. Read more

Two Fashion Forces Fuse: Iris van Herpen x United Nude


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