Iris Van Herpen
August 2012
By Groninger Museum


Iris Van Herpen is one of today's most talked-about young designers. She was a trainee with Alexander McQueen and in 2007 she launched her own label. Since that time she has had exhibitions in this country and abroad. She was awarded the Dutch Design Award and the Mercedes Benz Dutch Fashion Award in 2010. Iris van Herpen has acquired a great reputation for her eye-catching creations for which she combines traditional craftsmanship with detailed needlework and innovative techniques. This solo exhibition offers a clear overview of her work throughout the years.