August 14, 2013 AT 3:00 am

Fashion Grown from Magnets #WearableWednesday

irisvanherpenmagnetdress

Iris Van Herpen‘s latest collection features garments “grown” with the help of magnets on FastCo Design:

To make the dresses, the designers added a mixture of iron fillings and resin to fabric, then used magnets to pull the substance into a strange texture of spikes and filaments. It took three weeks for each garment to grow.


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