Designer Iris van Herpen Vacuum-Packs Models at Paris Fashion Week

By Casey Balch (C.balch@mstarsnews.com) | Mar 05, 2014 08:59 AM EST
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Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Iris van Herpen 2014 Paris

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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen as part of her Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

(Photo : REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)


At Paris Fashion Week, fashion designer Iris van Herpen took a futuristic trend and packaged it up for our viewing pleasure.  Leather, plastic, and radio-frequencied clothing was accessorised by giant, platform, crustacean-like shoes in her Fall/Winter 2014 collection.

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In the Vogue Paris promotional video, van Herpen said, "In the clothes there are wireless censors... by touching the clothes there is a wireless connection, a radio frequency... so every sound that you hear is coming from touch."

About her collection, she said, "There's a lot of blacks, there is some gray, some silver, some luminous shadows.  I think that's the color palette."

The Twitter-sphere picked up on the trends van Herpen was laying down:



Instagram wasn't left out of the trend either AND they had video footage:






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