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Fashion designer Iris van Herpen using 3D printing technology

Iris van Herpen, whom I have posted about earlier here, falls into the same category of fashion designers like Alexander McQueen- Sara Burton or Paco Rabanne who among other things of course, have the ability to look at fashion through technological eyes while still make it feminine and achingly beautiful. While Paco Rabanne came across as decidedly futuristic both McQueen-Burton and Iris van Herpen are hopelessly romantic and victorian, even morbid…

Using  3D printing for some pieces in her Micro SS 2012 collection they gave the illusion of bridging centuries of craftsmanship and technology and at the same time projecting a very organic image.