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|Iris van Herpen wants to save the planet|
Fashion often takes inspiration from nature, but often it is at a very superficial level, like plastering outfits with leopard prints or fur.
I think of nature as an inspiration not just for its beauty, but also for its complex, perfect processes. Nature is very intelligent; it is full of interconnected systems where nothing is wasted and everything is perpetually renewed. I am interested in how we can mimic some of these processes as we design systems. How can we transform fashion into a closed-circle economy, where materials are continually recycled? This is the way that nature works.
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