This late afternoon her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Brigitte Macron opened Iris van Herpen’s first retrospective held at Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

For the occasion, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands wore the “Gaia Gown” from the collection Roots of Rebirth, designed by Iris van Herpen.

The exhibition Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses pays tribute to one of the most forward-thinking Dutch fashion designers. A pioneer in the use of new technologies in her discipline, Iris van Herpen transgresses conventional clothing norms, while embracing both traditional Couture craftsmanship and innovative techniques.

The retrospective opens to the public on Wednesday 29th November 2023 to Sunday 28 April 2024.