Virtual Design Festival. DeZeen
Virtual Design Festival is the world’s first online design festival.
There is so much in fashion that is unexplored
Iris van Herpen
In the first of three exclusive video interviews with Dezeen for Virtual Design Festival, fashion designer Iris van Herpen explains how her training as a ballet dancer led her to pioneer the use of new technologies and materials in haute couture. The Dutch fashion designer has built her career on taking an experimental approach to fashion, using materials as diverse as silicone, metal lace, iron filings and glass.