Gaga And Björk’s Clothings Designer Envisions Garments Made From Smoke

Gaga And Björk’s Clothings Designer Envisions Garments Made From Smoke
Design

Iris van Herpen creates artistic garments, taking inspiration from mummification, synesthesia and microscopic organisms.

Emma Hutchings
  • 27 march 2012

Dutch designer Iris van Herpen creates sculptural garments using advanced 3D printing techniques and takes inspiration from diverse areas such as synesthesia, mummification and microscopic organisms. She has created garments for the likes of Björk, Lady Gaga, Solange Knowles and Lindsay Lohan, and collaborated with United Nude on a number of products including the striking “Fang” shoes. Van Herpen envisions a future where unorthodox garments could be made from ‘non-material’ elements, like water and smoke. In an interview with Nowness, she said:

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