Iris Van Herpen X Niccolo Casas Ice Dress
An artist in her own right, Iris Van Herpen is known for her enigmatic, sculptural forms and fabric wizardry.
In 2015, as part of her 'Magnetic Motion' collection, she collaborated with architect Niccolo Casas and 3D Systems to print a crystalline ‘ice’ dress, which embodied a delicate refinement and translucent quality.
Zaha Hadid X Louis Vuitton Bucket Bag
Known for her signature curves and experimental approach to architecture, Zaha Hadid added her iconic spin to Louis Vuitton’s bucket bag.
Made of moulded plastic, the bag features both cut-outs and extrusions of the LV monogram, evocative of a playful attitude.
Guo Pei Fall 2018
Chinese couturier Guo Pei looked to gothic churches and architecture for her Fall 2018 collection.
Interpreted as caged skirts, buttressed necklines, arched shoulders and geometric shapes, Pei's collection was one of ornate grandeur with a hint of edginess.
Nike Air Max 1
This special edition of the Nike Air Max 1 designed by Tinker Hatfield was inspired by the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
As a tribute to the iconic building designed by architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, the sneakers feature its colorful, structural tubes along the seams of the fabric, as well as on the soles.
Rosie Assoulin Fall/Winter 2015
Rosie Assoulin's feminine, voluminous and sculptural evening-wear have been spotted on red carpet favourites such as Rihanna and Beyoncé.
This standout evening gown from her fall/winter 2015 collection, featuring angular lines and geometric shapes, was inspired by the Brion Cemetery by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa.
Prada Invites SS2019
Prada invited 3 female architects—Kazuyo Sejima, Elizabeth Diller and Cini Boeri—to create designs using the classic Prada Nylon for Spring/ Summer 2019.
Pictured here is the curved 'Yooo' bag designed by Sejima, which can be used as a multi-pocket travel bag and neck pillow. Whimsical, fun and functional.
Chloé Summer 2016
Then-creative director of Chloé, Clare Waight Keller, referenced Arabesque architecture for the house's 2016 summer collection.
Breezy dresses, peasant tops and festival-appropriate numbers were rendered in a delicate lacework of motifs and patterns.
Renzo Piano X Max Mara
Italian architect Renzo Piano is famous for iconic buildings such as the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, The Shard in London and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.
This calfskin bag was designed for the house of Max Mara in 2015—a boxy bag with modular ribbed details that echoes the distinct structural facade of the Whitney Museum.
Delpozo Fall/Winter 2016
For Fall/Winter 2016, Delpozo's creative director Josep Font was inspired by the Art Deco and Expressionist architecture in Fritz Lang’s 1927 film, 'Metropolis'.
The architect-turned-fashion designer served up dresses and separates of sculpted silhouettes and exaggerated volumes in a metallic color palette inspired by the sci-fi film.