Iris van Herpen

Normal rules don’t apply…..

Iris van Herpen stands for a reciprocity between craftsmanship and innovation in technique and materials. She creates a modern view on Haute  Couture that combines fine handwork techniques with digital technology .Van Herpen forces fashion to the extreme contradiction between beauty and regeneration. It is her unique way to reevaluate reality and so to express and underline individuality.

The essence of van Herpen is expressing the character  and emotions of a woman and to extend the shape of the feminine body in detail. She mixes craftsmanship- using old and forgotten techniques- with innovation and materials inspired on the world to come.

“For me fashion is an expression of art that is very close related to me and to my body.
I see it as my expression of identity combined with desire, moods and cultural setting.

In all my work I try to make clear that fashion is an artistic expression, showing and wearing art, and not just a functional and devoid of content or commercial tool. With my work I intend to show that fashion can certainly have an added value to the world,  that it can be timeless and that its consumption can be less important then its beginning. Wearing clothing creates an exciting and imperative form of self-expression. 'Form follows function' is not a slogan with which I concur. On the contrary, I find that forms complement and change the body and thus the emotion. Movement, so essential to and in the body, is just as important in my work. By bringing form, structure and  materials together in a new manner, I try to suggest and realize optimal tension and movement.”

Iris her designs require every time an unique treatment of material or even the creation of complete new materials. For this reason, Van Herpen prefers interdisciplinary research
and often collaborates with other artists or scientists.


Iris van Herpen has collaborated with a number of artists from various disciplines, often on a recurring basis.

Arts & architecture

Benjamin Millepied
Philip Beesley
Neri Oxman
Jolan van der Wiel
Bart Hess
Stephen Jones
Nanine Linning
Julia koerner
Isaie Bloch
Benthem Crouwel Architects
Noritaka Tatehana
Heaven Tanudiredja
Irene Bussemaker
United Nude (Rem D. Koolhaas)
Daniel Widrig
Carlos van Camp

Music & Film

Scarlett Johansson
Lady Gaga
Tilda Swinton
Gwendoline Christie
Daphne Guinness 


Nick Knight
Juergen Teller
Jean Baptiste Mondino
Pierre Debusschere
Warren du Preez & Nick Thornton Jones


2015 Marie-Claire Prix de la mode, best dutch conceptual designer

2014 ANDAM Awards Grand Prix

2013 Golden Eye Award

2013 Dutch Design Awards, category fashion

2013 Marie Claire prix de la mode , best Dutch Designer

TIME Magazine names Iris van Herpen's 3D printed dresses one of the
50 Best Inventions of 2011.

2010 Mercedes-Benz Dutch Fashion Awards

2010 Dutch Fashion Incubator Awards

2010 Dutch Accessory Awards

2010 Dutch Design Awards, RADO

2009 Dutch Design Awards, best product of fashion and accessory

2009 Dutch Media Awards


QUAQUAVERSAL - October 2016, Paris Fashion Week
For Spring/Summer 2016 Iris Van Herpen explores the powerful confluence of Nature and architecture.  Inspired by the living tree bridges in India, the designer executes  a new approach to garment construction, mixing the techniques of cutting, weaving, folding, and growing into a process that transcends the boundaries of traditional clothes-making.
“The beautiful potential of plants and other organisms to form living architecture inspired me to make a collection that is tangled like a maze around the body. Inspiration came from the way plants and their roots grow, and how roots have been used to grow living bridges in the forests of India. This tradition of growing bridges inspired me to re-envision my process of making a garment.”
Central to the show Gwendoline Christie lies in a deep-time dream, wearing a circular dress which is being woven upon her. The live process blends different techniques - lazer cutting, hand weaving and 3-D printing into one dress, which spreads from the centre, quaquaversal in its geometries.
Three ‘Beings’ move over the sleeping figure , their geological mineral landscape magnetically grown by the artist Jolan van der Wiel , weaving  the dress in real time,  interlacing an architectural mesh  which rays out around her.
Van Herpen’s work reveals the secret structures of our existence giving us a multidimensional experience of what it is to be alive, it is an investigation into the past, present and future in all its primal and mythological forms. ”
Gwendoline Christie
In order to underscore the growth process inherent in living architecture and the installation, variations of lace were used as the key materials in the collection - a fine organic lace from Calais, a nude, graphic maze-like lace, iridescent changeant silver lace, leather lace embedded with Swarovski ceramic stones, and glass-like transparent lace with square gems. The collection is executed in minimal colors – white, nude, grey, silver  and black tones.To complement the collection, the “airborne” shoes were developed in collaboration with Finsk. Their ultra-thin platform creates an illusion of the wearer being suspended above ground. 

HACKING INFINITY- March 2015, Paris Fashion Week
For her Hacking Infinity collection, presented in Paris on March 10th, 2015 at the Palais de Tokyo, Iris van Herpen explores ideas of terraforming –modifying the biosphere of another planet to resemble that of Earth. The collection explores the possibility of new geographies and our place within them. The desire to reconfigure space finds expression in light performative materials, which interact with the movement of the body, biomimetic structures and saturated spectral colors. The central geometry is the circle, in both silhouette and cut.  The spherical shape of planetary bodies and the symbol of a boundless ‘hackable’ infinity unfolds before us in a constant flow of mandala-like forms. Hand plisseed geometries both follow and frame the body while optical lighting film belts propose a polymorphic silhouette and challenge our perception of the figure in space.This season Van Herpen has developed an extremely light, translucent stainless steel weave, hand burnished to imprint a  sheen of nebula-like colors, whose infinite variations make each garment unique.  Three-dimensionality is imperative to Van Herpen, and she continues her research with the creation of a 3D hand woven textile with designer Aleksandra Gaca. One weave like a mineral geology encases the body while the other cushions it with a light linear grid, threaded and fringed with a raw edge.Van Herpen pursues her collaboration with the Canadian professor of architecture Philip Beesley on the creation of digitally fabricated dresses made from a black garden of fractal like geometries.The shoes for the collection were made in collaboration with the Japanese shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana. They are crafted from 3D printed translucent crystal clusters and laser-cut leather.

MAGNETIC MOTION - September 2014, Paris Fashion Week
For her SS 15 ready-to-wear collection, presented in Paris on Sep 30th, 2014, Iris van Herpen explores the interplay of magnetic forces. By thoroughly examining the representation of dynamic forces of attraction and repulsion, the designer fuses nature and technology. Van Herpen visited CERN the Large Hadron Collider, whose magnetic field exceeding that of earth’s by 20,000 times, provided inspiration for ‘Magnetic Motion’. “I find beauty in the continual shaping of chaos which clearly embodies the primordial power of nature’s performance,” says Van Herpen describing the essence of the collection. Van Herpen stayed true to her spirit of bridging fashion and other disciplines by collaborating with the Canadian architect Philip Beesley, and the Dutch artist Jolan van der Wiel. Beesley is a pioneer in responsive ‘living’ sculpture whose poetic works combine advanced computation, synthetic biology, and mechatronics engineering. Van der Wiel is an artist and craftsman whose work with magnetic tension has resulted in dynamic sculptures and installations that bring to mind the power of volcanic eruptions. Both artists strive to erase the boundaries between nature and technology in their work, which coincides with the direction of van Herpen’s creative aim.
The designer worked with techniques like injection moulding and laser cutting on maze like structures and intricate architectural handwork on dresses, jackets, trousers, skirts and blouses giving them dynamic shapes and surfaces that echo the body’s movement. The three dimensional nature and the layering of the garments give them volume. Emphasising light and shadow play, the minimalist color palette of black, white, midnight blue, and nude allows the designer to concentrate on the garments’ structure. Micro webs of lace veil and reveal the luminescent glow of crystal forms, while triacetate feathers punctuate the soft drapes and volumes. A 3D printed transparent, crystal dress was created in collaboration with Niccolo Casas. The controlled structure of the clothes is offset by the chaotic structure of the accessories, shoes, belts, necklaces and clutches, which are ‘grown’ using magnetic fields to create a range where no two items are alike.

BIOPIRACY - March 2014, Paris Fashion Week
In a society, where boundaries between private and public are porous, enquiries surrounding the ownership of one's own body have grown. In the recent past, patents on our genes have been purchased. Are we still the sole proprietor of our bodies?
From this question arises a sense of arrested freedom in one's most intimate, solitary
state. A mix of ready-to-wear and couture pieces is presented with artist Lawrence Malstaf
- who specializes in the interaction between biology and physicality. Models float in the air, embryonic, seemingly weightless and in a meditative suspended animation.
Metamorphosis is suggested through intricate enmeshing of materials. Imprisoned fire opal beads gleam through lacerated weaves, artificial fibers compose voluminous, architectural structures, the organic ripple of light on water. A 3D printing collaboration with Julia Koerner fuses the artisanal with the technical to create a kinetic dress which dances as it amplifies bodily movement. Molded boots in
collaboration with United Nude accelerate and reconfigure the silhouette.

EMBOSSED SOUNDS - October 2013, Paris Fashion Week
Fascinated by the relationship and potential porosity between the senses, Iris Van Herpen has developed clothes that generate sounds by touch.‘Embossed Sounds’ is the name of her orchestra of clothes which explore garments as electronic instruments that one can touch and play.
By touching the clothes, music is sculpted live by the models for their audience in an intimate performance. What lies beneath the surface? Touch sensitive and sensual audio waves threading and weaving over the body creating an intricate sonic web. 
The collection plays on a visual duality, ambiguity, combining the ethereal feminine softness of plissé with the flick knife and swagger of the underground rebel biker  : embossed leather silhouettes embellished with laser cut lacquer leather laces, braiding techniques, and black mirrored handcrafted patterns.
The garments  are made of handcrafted 3D silicone pressed structures in leather and high gloss 'liquid' fabrics, woven from silk and nylon threads. In a black, silver, grey and blue shadow palette, Iris Van Herpen utilises materials ranging from Light georgette silk with woven tranclucent acetate fibers to Matte microfiber with high gloss black embroidered thin Plexiglass and Shiny fluid translucent Japanese polyester. 3D pressed silicone is also used to create handcrafted embossed combat shoes.

WILDERNESS EMBODIED - July 2013, Paris Haute Couture week
Nature is wild. Generated by powerful forces. Its proliferates by creating startling beauty.
Trough her collaboration with artist Jolan van der Wiel, who has spent several years ponderingthe possibilities of magnetism, they have created dresses whose very forms are generated by the phenomenon of attraction and repulsion. Iris van Herpen draws equally upon the life force that pulses through the sculptures of DavidAltmejd. His wild organic forms derived from the regenerative processes of nature have inspired Wilderness Embodied. The human spiritis forged of this same vital energy, coursing and erupting through the limits of the body in suchresplendent displays of extreme tradition or technology as piercings, scarification or surgery.This wild(er)ness of the human body, as unchecked as it is intimate, is one that the designer hassought to reveal the collection.With architect Isaie Bloch and Materialise she continues to develop 3D-printed dresses, which she was the first to present in both static and flexible forms. Her partnership with United Nude's Rem D. Koolhaas and Stratasys has led to shoes like tangled webs of tree-roots around the foot.

VOLTAGE – January 2013, Paris Haute Couture Week
For her fourth collection presented in Paris as a guest member of the Chambre syndicale de la Haute Couture, Iris van Herpen explores the electricity of the body. Experimenting with its use in the field of creation, this collection seeks to portray its tangible movement and power. This ability of light and electricity to change states and bodies is reproduced using the most innovative technologies. Described as an alchemist approach to fashion, Van Herpen’s designs perpetually embrace new collaborations with artists, architects and researchers.
As part of the show she collaborated with new Zealand artist Carlos Van Camp, echoing his notion of controlling high voltage electricity and its interaction with the human body. Van Camp experiments with three million volts running through bodies.Van Herpen shares Canadian architect Philip Beesley’s fascination with materials and structures. They focus specifically on how the reaction of chemistry and electricity causes structures to respond to their environment and react as living beings.
Iris van Herpen is also know for being todays leading fashion designer in the use of 3d printing. Drawing on the idea of movement, the flexible 3D printed dresses are a revolution, a result of collaborations with Neri Oxman of the MIT Media Lab as well as Keren Oxman and Prof. Craig Carter of MIT with Stratasys, and architect Julia Koerner with Materialise.

HYBRID HOLISM – July 2012, Paris Haute Couture Week
The project Hylozoic Ground by the Canadian architect and artist Philip Beesley provided the inspiration for this collection. Hylozoic refers to Hylozoism, the ancient belief that all matter is in some sense alive. Beesley created a responsive architectural system that uses hylozoism in a quite specific way, that is, “we are working with subtle materials, electricity and chemistry, weaving together interactions that at first create an architecture that simulates life but increasingly these interactions are starting to act like life, like some of the ingredients of life”. His environment breathes, shifts and moves in relationship to people walking through it, touching it, and sensing it. Microprocessors invest that environment with a primitive or insect-like intelligence like a coral reef or a great swarm.Iris van Herpen is intrigued by these kinds of possibilities for a future of fashion that might take on quite unimaginable shapes. Fashion that might be partly alive and growing, and, therefore, existing partly independent from us, which in turn allows for a new treatment by humans: instead of discarding the fashion after use, we cherish, value, and maintain it in its abilities to change constantly. Van Herpen’s translated this future vision in a collection that is highly complex and incredibly diverse in terms of shape, structure, and material. For one design, the ‘cathedral dress’ Van Herpen introduced a technique referred to as mammoth stereolithography which refers to a 3D printing method. This 3D printed process is built slice by slice from bottom to top, in a vessel of polymer that hardens when struck by a laser beam.

MICRO – January 2012, Paris Haute Couture Week
Inspired by the pictures that science photographer Steve Gschmeissner took using Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) technology, Micro zooms in on the world of microorganisms that is completely hidden from our sight. The pictures show specimens that are dead, dried, and chemically fixated to preserve and stabilize their structures. Van Herpen remains interested in the living organism. Her designs allude to armature, tentacles, cell structures, and plasma. Some seem moist others glow and move while being worn, coming to live on the body.

CAPRIOLE – July 2011, Paris Haute Couture Week
Iris van Herpen made her debut in Paris as member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture with this collection. Besides being a compilation of highlights from previous collections, this new collection also presented five striking outfits that evoke the feeling just before and during a free-fall parachute jump. A ‘leap in the air’ (the meaning of the French word Capriole) that Van Herpen once in a while takes to reset her body and mind. The five outfits are a reflection of the extreme feelings experienced during that jump. For instance, the dress consisting of serpentine forms made of black acrylic sheets, nicknamed the ‘snake dress’, evokes the mental state at the moment before the jump when, as Van Herpen explains, “all my energy is in my head and I feel as though my mind is snaking through thousands of bends”.
ESCAPISM – January 2011, Paris Haute Couture Week
Escaping from everyday reality through addictive digital entertainment incites in Iris van Herpen not only feelings of emptiness but also associations with the grotesque, the extreme and the fantastic. This collection aims to capture both the exaltation of these addictions, like the disproportionate attention for celebrities (the ‘new heroes’) and its dark flipside, the never fulfilled hunger that is inherent to it. Another important source of inspiration were the exuberant baroque sculptures of the American artist Kris Kuksi. Dramatic bulging spherical shapes alternate with lace- and skeleton-like 3D-prints, and silver-grey fabrics that seem to reflect their own surface.

CRYSTALLIZATION – July 2010, Amsterdam Fashion Week
At the instigation of ARCAM (Architecture Centre Amsterdam) a collaboration was organized between Iris van Herpen and Benthem Crouwel Architects. Benthem Crouwel’s design for a new extension to Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum had earned the nickname ‘bath tub’. This inspired Van Herpen to design a dress that would fall around the wearer like a splash of water, like being immersed in a warm bath, and to express in the collection the different states, structures and patterns of water. Noteworthy is that in this collection Van Herpen presents her first 3D-print that she created in collaboration with the London-based architect Daniel Widrig and that was printed by .MGX by Materialise.

SYNESTHESIA – February 2010, London Fashion Week
Synaesthesia is a neurological condition that results in a combination of sensory perceptions. To underscore the hypersensitivity of the body, and to visualize this entanglement of sensory perceptions Van Herpen secured shiny metal foil on specially treated leather that generated a confusing visual effect without a steady fixation point.

RADIATION INVASION – September 2009, London Fashion Week
Radiation Invasion translates Iris van Herpen’s question of what we could do with our daily (over)dose of electromagnetic waves and digital information streams if we could see them. In these designs the wearer seems to be surrounded by a whimsical complex of wavy rays, flickering patterns, vibrating particles, and reflecting pleats.

MUMMIFICATION – January 2009, Amsterdam Fashion Week
Van Herpen became captivated with the macabre beauty of ancient Egyptian mummification and the intense devotion that surrounds the process. With techniques to swaddle, wrap and cover the body along with the typical geometric and graphic patterns of Egyptian mummies, she elaborates on the practice of the ancient Egyptians to create a new reality for their dead.

REFINERY SMOKE – July 2008, Amsterdam Fashion Week
The ambiguous character of refinery smoke, both beautiful and poisonous, inspired this collection. Van Herpen translated the elusiveness of industrial smoke into specially woven metal gauze. She turned metal threads into an extremely soft and pliable material. The metal kept its characteristic of oxidation and Van Herpen considers this inherent chemical process as (visually) reflecting the dual aspect of industrial smoke.

CHEMICAL CROWS – January 2008, Amsterdam Fashion Week
A group of crows living around Van Herpen’s studio triggered her association with black magic and alchemy. Crows are known for their intelligence, predilection for glittering objects, and are traditionally associated with secrecy and symbolism. Van Herpen shares with alchemists a passion for controlling and transmuting materials. As alchemists tried to turn base metals into gold, so Van Herpen has transformed in several designs gold-coloured ribs of 700 children’s umbrellas into shapes reminiscent of the movement of wings and feathers.

FRAGILE FUTURITY - July 2007, Amsterdam Fashion Week
Starting point for this collections was the fusion of animal instinct and human rationality. The resulting 'creatures/creations' of this combination reflected Van Herpen's view on the future: fragile, vulnerable and evolved. She experimented with forms and shapes of wings, horns, and snake prints.

Current exhibitions

Coming up : 

Metropolitan Museum NYC 
Manus x Machina exhibition
Fashion in an age of technology
May 5–August 14, 2016

Current :

Solo exhibition at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta USA
Iris van Herpen  Transforming Fashion
November 07, 2015 - May 15, 2016 

MOMU Fashion Museum, Antwerp
FOOTPRINT. The tracks of shoes in fashion
September 3, 2015  -  february 14, 2016

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
Ode aan de Nederlandse mode
September 19 2015 - February 7 , 2016

TFOFIN museum, Shanghai
The Future of Fashion is Now in collaboration with  Boijmans museum
October 29, 2015 - february 26,  2016 


2015 High Museum of Art, Atlanta.  Iris van Herpen  Transforming Fashion , solo exhibition, overview of all collections
2015 MOMU Fashion Museum, Antwerp, FOOTPRINT. The tracks of shoes in fashion
2015 Palais de Tokyo Museum, Paris,  Le bord des Mondes exhibition
2015 Victoria & Albert Museum London , What Is Luxury?
2015Musee de l'Histoire de l'Immigration, Fashion Mix : le parcours de l'exposition
2015 LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Love and Loss: Fashion and Mortality exhibition
2014 FIT Museum NYC, Dance & Fashion
2014 Clash- Resistance in Fashion, Heart Herning Museum of Contemporary art, Herning Denmark
2014 Bass Museum of Art, Vanitas: Fashion and Art, Miami Beach, US
2014 A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, The World Chess Hall of Fame, Missouri U.S.
2014 The Future of Fashion is Now, Boijmans Museum , Rotterdam
2014 MAD Museum NY, Out of Hand .Materializing the Postdigital
2014 Solo exhibition, overview of all collections, Boras, Sweden in collaboration with Groninger Museum.
2014 Mode, de musical, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
2013 Solo exhibition, overview of all collections, Calais. Museum Cite-Dentelle in collaboration with                    Groninger Museum.
2013 ArchiLab | Naturalizing Architecture at new FRAC Centre, France
2013 Exhibition SHOWcabinet / SHOWstudio.com, London 
2013 MºBA Fetishism in Fashion. Mode Biënnale Arnhem
2013 HAND MADE. Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2012 Iris van Herpen. Solo exhibition, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
2012 MICRO Impact. Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2012 Excellent Craft. Palace House of Orange. Berlin, Germany
2012 Iris van Herpen. SIEN, exhibition and an exclusive selection of Iris van Herpen. Opening October 13, 2012. Antwerp, Belgium
2011 Self Structure. Lieu du Design, Paris, France
2011 London Design Festival. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2011 The New Craftsmanship. Iris van Herpen and her inspiration. Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2011 Basic Instinct. Berlin, Germany
2011 Mode Biennale Arnhem. Arnhem, The Netherlands
2011 Material World. Art, design and fashion. Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
2011 Washed up (curated by Judith Clark). Selfridges department store, London, UK
2011 Little Black Dress. The Civic gallery, Barnsley, UK
2011 Transformation. Swarovski exhibition at flagship store in Vienna, Austria
2011 Fashion&Chocolate. Harbour City Exhibition, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
2010 BLACK. Masters of Black in Fashion & Costume. MOMU, Antwerp, Belgium
2010 Fashion & Architecture. ARCAM, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2010 In your Face. Centraal Museum, Utrecht, the Netherlands
2010 Dutch Design Awards exhibition. Eindhoven, the Netherlands
2010 Best of Dutch Design. Red Dot Museum, Essen, Germany
2010 Dutch Cultural Pop-up Space. London Fashion Week, London, UK
2010 10xxx. Gallery Helpuzelven, Winterswijk, the Netherlands
2010 Haute Couture Voici Paris. Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, the Netherlands
2009 Harrods launches. In-store exhibition and sales, London, UK
2009 Shape. Mode Biennale Arnhem, The Netherlands
2009 Dutch Design Awards. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2009 Design Overtime. Eureka Night, Design Museum, London UK
2009 Shanghai Creative Industries Week, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
2009 Rollan Didier meets Iris van Herpen. Gallery FashionMania, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Bridges to Fashion. Historical Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Galeries Lafayette. Paris, France
2008 V!P Gallery. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Mememachine Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007 SPRMRKT. Amsterdam, The Netherlands



Press: Nicolas Delarue | Karla Otto Paris
Styling: Patti Wilson
Casting: Maida Boina
Collaborating artist: Philip Beesley
Creative consultant: Jerry Stafford
Choreography: Blanca Li
Make-up: Isamaya Ffrench | MAC
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate | TiGI
3D printing in collaboration with Niccolo Casas
Shoes in collaboration with Julia Lundsten | FINSK
Press release: Eugene Rabkin & Jerry Stafford
Light design: Jurjen Hesseling & Stefan Prokop | Jurlights
Backstage photography: Morgan O'Donovan
Video registration: Fabrice Daville | Premices Films
Music: Salvador Breed
Show production: SixUp Paris | N6
Show direction: Kim Vos | Bdifferent
Frontstage Photography: Peter Stigter

Special Thanks to:
Nick Knight & Charlotte Knight | ShowStudio
Michelle den Hollander & Diek Pothoven
Alla Polozenko

Quaquaversal Show
Press agent: Karla Otto | Nicolas Delareu
Styling: Patti Wilson
Casting Director: Jess Hallett
Consultancy: Jerry Stafford
Make-up: MAC Cosmetics | Inge Grognard
Hair: TIGI Professional | Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate
Music & sounds: Salvador Breed
Runway music: Excerpt of Canto Ostinato Audio Visual | Gwyneth Wentink, Wouter Snoei & Arnout Hulskamp
Collaborating artists: Jólan van der Wiel, Marjan Colletti
Installation: Rex Lab | University of Innsbruck for Experimental Archictecture
Pedja Gavrilovic, Pavlos Feraios
Show: 6up event production | Martin Cohen, Bruno Augusto Ramos
Showproduction: Bdifferent | Kim Vos, Diek Pothoven & Michelle den Hollander
Shoes in collaboration with FINSK London by Julia Finsk
Press release: Jerry Stafford & Eugene Rabkin
Installation photography: Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones
Frontstage Photography: Team Peter Stigter
Backstage Photography: Morgan O’Donovan
Video Registration: Fabrice Daville - Premices Films

Special Thanks to:
Gwendoline Christie
Ets Lucien Noyon Et Cie
Akadamie van Kunsten
Stefano Martinetto & Tomorrow team

Hacking Infinity Show
Press agent: Karim Ben Geloun |  Karla Otto
Styling: Robbie Spencer
Casting Director: Russel Marsh
Collaborating artist: Philip Beesley
Press release: Eugene Rabkin & Jerry Stafford
Consultancy: Jerry Stafford
Music: Salvador Breed
Make-up: Inge Grognard | M.A.C.
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate | TIGI
Regie: Kim Vos
Shoes in collaboration with Noritaka Tatehana
3D dress in collaboration with Niccolo Casas
Frontstage Photography: Peter Stigter
Backstage Photography: Julien Boudet, Morgan O’Donovan
Video Registration: Fabrice Daville - Premices Films
Special Thanks to
Aleksandra Gaca Textile design
3D Systems
Palais de Tokyo
Stefano Martinetto & Tomorrow team

Hacking Infinity Shoot
Photography : Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones
creative Consultant ; Jerry Stafford
Models : Rita Saunders and Rita Saunders, Malu Bortolini
Makeup : Inge Grognard
Hair : Tigi

Magnetic Motion Show 
Special Thanks to:
ANDAM  & jury members
Centre Pompidou
Philip Beesley
Jerry Stafford
Stefano Martinetto & Tomorrow showroom team
Press agent: Karim Ben Geloun |  Karla Otto
Styling: Tom van Dorpe
Casting Director: Piergiorgio Del Moro | Samuel Ellis Scheinman
Regie: Kim Vos
Music: Salvador Breed
3D printing in collaboration with Niccolo Casas & 3D Systems
Shoes and accessories in collaboration with Jolan van der Wiel
Make-up: Inge Grognard | M.A.C.
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate | TIGI
Press Text: Eugene Rabkin
Frontstage Photography: Yannis Vlamos
Backstage Photography: Morgan O’Donovan
Video Registration: Fabrice Daville - Premices Films

Magnetic Motion Shooting
Photography : Mathieu Cesar
Creative Consultant : Jerry Stafford
Model : Iekeliene Stange
Makeup : Inge Gronard
Hair : Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate | TIGI

Biopiracy Show
Show Producer: Etienne Russo
Styling: Tom van Dorpe
Creative consultant: Jerry Stafford
Art Installation: Lawrence Malstaf
3D printing in collaboration with Julia Koerner and Materialise
Shoes in collaboration with United Nude
Music director: Salvador Breed
Spoken text by Philip Beesley
Frontstage Photography: Michel Zoeter
Vacuum photo by Robert Clark
Backstage Photography: Morgan O’Donovan
Press agent: Karim Ben Geloun - Karla Otto
Casting Director: Pierre Del Moro, Samuele Ellis Scheinman
Regie: Kim Vos
Make-up: Inge Grognard - M.A.C.
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Marco Lafrate - TIGI
Video Registration: Fabrice Daville - Premices Films
Invitation design: Mark Holtman
Calligraphier: Nicolas Ouchenir
Special Thanks to:
Jean Baptiste Mondino
Cité de la Mode et du Design
Sophie Oudin & Villa Eugenie team
Stefano Martinetto & Tomorrow showroom team

Embossed Sounds show
Press:  Karla Otto - Karim Ben Geloun 
Creative consultant: Jerry Stafford
Music: Salvador Breed, Jerke van den Braak
Embedded sound technology: Luc van Weelden
Collaborating artists: Casey Legler, Saskia de Brauw, Sofie van Dijck, Cato van Dijck
Make up: Lyne Desnoyers – M.A.C Pro team
Hair: Maria Kovacs, Marco Iafrate – TIGI team
Art & catwalk direction: Kim Vos – Bdifferent
Casting: Piergiorgio Del Moro, Samuel Ellis Scheinman & IVH team
Video: Anton & Daria Shapovalova
Photography: Adam Katz Sinding
Production: Py Tswang Jin & IVH team
Special thanks to:
Jean Baptiste Mondino
Silencio – Coralie Gauthier & Laurent Lafon
Alice Pfeiffer
Stefano Martineto & Tomorrow showroom team

Wilderness Embodied show
Press agent – Karim Ben Geloun – Karla Otto
Frontstage Photographer – Michel Zoeter
Backstage Photographer – Morgan O'Donovan
Video Registration – Fabrice Daville Premices Films
Choreography – Kim Vos
Music Directors – Salvador Breed & Stijn van Beek
Materialise & 3D parts printing with architect Isaie Bloch
Shoes in collaboration with Rem D. Koolhaas & Stratasys
Magnetic grown dresses development in collaboration with Jolan van der Wiel
Bird-dress heads by  Cedric Laquieze
Casting Director – Piergiorgio Del Moro & Assistant Samuel Eillis Scheinman
M.A.C. Chef Make-up – Inge Grognard
Chef Hair – Yannick D'Is
Press release – Thibaut Wychowanok
Show production – Mathieu Gallix @ Hawk & Beaver
Invitation design by Mark Holtman
Calligrapher: Nicolas Ouchenir
Special Thanks to:
Jean Baptiste Mondino
Jerry Stafford
Sarah Blom & Bradly Dunn Klerks
Stefano Martineto & Tomorrow showroom team

Voltage Show 
Press agent - Karim Ben Geloun
Consultancy - Leila Smara @ Tristan Godefroy
Choreography - Kim Vos
Music - Salvador Breed
Personal Assistant Iris - Sarah Blom
General Manager - Bradly Klerks
Material collaboration with Philip Beesley
Materialise & 3D printing with architect Julia Koerner and Materialise
Stratasys & 3D printing with Neri Oxman, Keren Oxman and Prof. Craig. W. Carter
Shoes in collaboration with United Nude
Show production - Mathieu Gallix @ Hawk & Beaver Production
Casting Director - Piergiorgio Del Moro @ Streeters
Chef Hair - Odile Gilbert @ L'Atelier 68
Chef Make-up - Inge Grognard @ Jed Root
M.A.C. assistance- Elke Willemen & Lif Theys
Tesla Coil installation - Carlos van Camp
Model Tesla Coil - Natalja Heybroek
Choreographers Tesla Coil - Pieter de Ruiter & Eva Villanueva
Tesla Coil Consultant - Cornelius Arie Plet
Clutches in collaboration with Heaven Tanudiredja
Accessory in collaboration with Isaie Bloch
Video registration - Premices Films
Press release by Thibaut Wychowanok and Alice Pfeiffer
RMO - office & show team
Invitation design by Theisen-Design

Voltage Haute Couture shoot
Frontstage Photographer - Michel Zoeter
Photographer - Ronald Stoops
Backstage Photographer - Boy Kortekaas
first 6 backstage photos by Philip Beesley

Hybrid Holism 
Olivier Bourgis,Karim Ben Geloun,Thomas Klein,Mathieu Gallix
Stylist – Sheila Single
Materialise & 3D printing
Swarovski Elements
Shoes in collaboration with United Nude
3D collaboration with architect Julia Koerner
Clutches in collaboration with Heaven Tanudiredja
Lace by Sophie Hallette
Choreography and catwalk – Kim Vos
Sound Design – Salvador Breed
Casting Director – Paul Louisor
Chef Hair – Christian Eberhart @ Julian Watson Agency
Chef Make-up – Hiromi Ueda @ Julian Watson Agency
Frontstage Photographer : Michel Zoeter
Backstage Photographer: Sophie van der Perre
Remerciements à Monsieur Jean Tiberi, Maire du 5e arrondissement de Paris

RTW teaser photos with Grimes
Photographer : Ralph Mecke
Stylist : Leila Smara
Photo assistants :Stewart Isbell, Bryan Chong
Digital Operator : Nick Metcalf  @ Vision on
Hair Stylist : Tamas Tuzes @  L'Atelier nyc
Makeup artist : Asami Taguchi @  L'Atelier nyc

Kuki de Salvertes and Karim Ben Geloun, TOTEM 
Stylist: Sheila Single @ Call My Agent 
Choreography and catwalk: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Casting Director: Paul Louisor
Producer: Devi Sok
Hat designer: Stephen Jones 
3D Printing: Materialise 
Shoe collaboration: United Nude 
3D printing collaboration with Isaie Bloch 
Snake skin development: Bart Hess
Sound Design: Salvador Breed 
Chef Hair: Christian Eberhart @ Julian Watson Agency
Chef Make up: Hiromi Ueda @ Julian Watson Agency
Frontstage Photographer: Yannis Vlamos
Backstage Photographer: Morgan O'Donovan
Special Thanks to: Mondriaan Fund - www.mondriaanfonds.nl

Micro  Shoot
Photography: Ronald Stoops 
Make-up/hair : Inge Grognard 
Model: Michelle Hollander @ Women  

Björk moon video
written by björk and damian taylor.
directed, produced and art directed by björk, inez and vinoodh,
m/m paris and james merry.
app design and programming by max weisel.
published by universal music publishing ltd.
® 2011 björk overseas ltd/one little indian records ltd.

Press: TOTEM 
Stylist: Sheila Single @ Call My Agent
Art & Catwalk Director: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Casting Director: Paul Louisor
Show Director: Devi Sok
Skeleton 3D printed dress; collaboration with architect Isaie Bloch 
Hat designer: Stephen Jones 
Shoe collaboration: United Nude 
Shoe textile: Bart Hess 
Chef Hair: Naoki Komiya @ Julian Watson Agency
Chef Make-up: Ayami Nishimura @ Julian Watson Agency
Production Company: Mark Vandebroeck 
3D Printing Partner: Sven Hermans,  Materialise 
House Photographer: Michel Zoeter 
Video: Chris Dekker 
Special Thanks to           
Kuki, Karim, Sébastien – TOTEM
Martin Hegeman, Mercedes-Benz 
Julie Duraffourg – Gallery Nikki Diana Marquardt

Capriole Shoot:
Photography - DUY QUOC VO
Styling - SONNY GROO
Snake dress for V-magazine, Model : DEWI DRIEGEN at PAPARAZZI MODELS
Other photos for MYCRO MAG, Model : Eline at Code Management

Escapism  Show:
Stylist: Sheila Single @Call My Agent 
Studio Director: Elsa Rivoire
Art & Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Production: Roos Van der Hulst 
Casting Director: Katrin Wesolowski
Hat Design: Stephen Jones 
Shoe Collaboration: United Nude 
Shoe textile; Bart Hess 
Sound Design: Salvador Breed  
Photography: Michel Zoeter 
Make-up: Ayami Nishimura @ Julian Watson Agency
Hair: Christian Eberhart @ Julian Watson Agency 
3D printing: .MGX by Materialise 
Production Company: Jurlights 
Manicurist: Anatole Rainey
Special Thanks to   
Marieke Wiegel, Institut Neérlandais 
Martin Hegeman, Mercedes-Benz 
Fonds BKVB // www.fondsbkvb.nl

Escapism Shoot
Photography: Petrovski & Ramone 
Hair : Bianca van Zwieten @ Angelique Hoorn 
make-up: kathinka gernant @House of Orange 
model: Soekarsie @ Salva models 

Crystallization Show:
Art & Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different
Production: Roos Van der Hulst
Sound Design: Salvador Breed 
Hat design: Irene bussemaker
Photography: Michel Zoeter 
Make-up: Lydia Le Loux @ House of Orange 
Hair: Rutger van der Heide @ View Agency 

Video water-dress
Director: Joost Vandebrug 
Fashion Editor: Ferry van der Nat 
Sound Design: Salvador Breed 
Make-up & hair: Sandra Govers @ Angelique Hoorn 
Model: Claire @ Ulla Models 
Operator: Flip Bleekrode
Gaffer: Dick Bloemdraad
Ass. Gaffer: Tim Bloemdraad

Crystallization Shoot
Photography: Shamila @ Eric Elenbaas 
Styling: Thomas Vermeer @ Unit CMA 
Hair: Ilona de Leeuw @ Angelique Hoorn 
Make-up: Yokaw Pat @ Angelique Hoorn 
Model: Celine @ Vandermast Model Management 

Synesthesia Show
Art & Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Production: Roos Van der Hulst  
Photography: Michel Zoeter 
Art & Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Hat design: Irene bussemaker 
Hair: James Brown @ premier hair and make-up 
Make up: Yin Lee @premier hair and make-up 

Synesthesia Shoot
Photography: Rollan Didier
Styling: Yasuhiro Takehisa 
Make -up: Marie-Sophie @View Agency 
Hair: Ingeborg @View Agency 
Models: Lizelot & Kim @ Wilma Wakker Modelmanagement 

Radiation Invasion show
Styling & Art direction: Yasuhiro Takehisa 
Production: Roos Van der Hulst  
Photography: Michel Zoeter 
Art & Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Make up: Karina Contantine @ Streeters 
Hair: Juan Carlos @ OneMakeup 

Radiation Invasion shoot
Photography: Akio 
Styling: Yasuhiro Takehisa 
Make up: Karina Contantine @ Streeters 
Model: Kate E @ IMG London
Mummification show and shoot
Production: Roos Van der Hulst  
Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Photography: Michel Zoeter
Make-up: Lydia Le Loux @ House of Orange 
Hair: Jennifer Mackintosh @ View Agency
Shoot Model: Esra @ Wilma Wakker Modelmanagement 
Shoot Make-up & hair: Maaike Beijer @ Angelique Hoorn Agency 

Refinery Smoke show and shoot
Production: Roos Van der Hulst  
Catwalk Direction: Kim Vos @ B Different 
Photography: Michel Zoeter 
Hair: Martin Wentzel Heide @ View Agency 
Model: Donna & Gwen @ Wilma Wakker Modelmanagement 
Make-up & hair: Maaike Beijer @ Angelique Hoorn Agency 

Chemical Crows show and shoot
Production & Styling: Roos Van der Hulst  
Photography: Michel Zoeter
Model: Donna & Gwen @ Wilma Wakker Modelmanagement 
Make-up: Darien Touma 
Hair: Marriet Gakes @ Salon B

Backstage Photos
Michel Zoeter (Synesthesia, Crystallization, Radiation Invation, Escapism, Capriole )
Morgan O'Donovan (Escapism, Micro)
Marleen Daniels (Crystallization)
Stephen Dhlberg (Synesthesia)
Sanne Glasbergen (Crystallization)
Veerle Evens ( Escapism)
Marjolein Heije (Escapism)
Lisa Galesloot (Escapism)

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