Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen

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The project

Iris van Herpen is a fashion designer; she loves making non-wearable clothing. She has unique ideas that cannot be compared with other fashion designers. The uniqueness of her creations reaches as far as Japan, where her fame may even be greater than in her own country. Van Herpen studied Fahion Design at the ARTEZ Art Academy in Arnhem and in 2009, she was with her MUMMIFICATION AUTUMN WINTER 2009/2010 already the winner of a Dutch Design Award.

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Committee

She has an eye for detail, uses original materials and her designs demonstrate authenticity. The many hours of handiwork spent on these designs radiate passion for her profession. Iris combines fashion with art and with her unconventional designs she shows courage and guts. Apart from that: what she makes is also simply ‘beautiful’.

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— Iris van Herpen has an eye for detail, uses original materials and her designs demonstrate authenticity.