This was Shaun Leane for Alexander McQueen, Spine Corset, Spring/Summer 1998 Aluminum and black leather. Said McQueen to Harper’s Bazaar, April “I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists. I have to force people to look at things.
Iris van Herpen stands for a reciprocity between craftsmanship and innovation in technique and materials. She creates a new direction of couture that combines fine handwork techniques with futuristic digital technology .