Couture Week was a polarised affair, opposing restraint and excess, technique and showmanship, real clothes and wild storytelling, with little in between, writes Angelo Flaccavento.
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The designer's creations belong in museum shows and conceptual photo shoots, but one could imagine today's liquid plissé kaftans making a serious red-carpet splash.
The collection was a big step forward, bridging the gap between Iris as a conceptualist and Iris as a creator of desirable garments.
"The designer combines 3-D printing and hand stitching to reimagine the possibilities of the human body."