Born in 1984 in Wamel, The Netherlands, Iris van Herpen studied fashion design at ArtEZ, Arnhem. She worked at Alexander McQueen and Claudy Jongstra in 2005 before starting her namesake label in 2007.

In 2008, van Herpen was nominated for the prestigious Createurope Award. She won the Dutch Fashion Awards and the RADO Young Designer Awards in 2010.

Van Herpen became a member of the prestigious French Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2011. She exhibits her work at home and abroad. Her work was the solo subject of a large-scale exhibition at the Groninger Museum in 2012.


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Haute couture is connected to art if you look at the process and the amount of time and effort and love in it.


  1. 21 Jan 2019
    Iris van Herpen creates an interview.

    Iris van Herpen - Spring / Summer 2019 Haute Couture Live Review

  2. 24 Dec 2018
    Iris van Herpen features in a project.

    Design Download: Iris van Herpen

  3. 7 Sep 2018
    Iris van Herpen creates a process film.

    Process Film

  4. 19 May 2017
    Iris van Herpen features in a project.

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