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I don’t say "Good Golly Gosh!" that often in a fashion circumstance.  Actually, some might think I shouldn’t be saying that phrase at all considering how old-school it sounds.  Still, I am expressing genuine hand-over-mouth surprise when I bust out with the GGG.  Iris Van Herpen is one of those designers where GGG always applies despite the fact I’m quite familiar with her work and her obsession with manipulating unusual materials.  I shouldn’t be surprised. 

Still, each of her collection always comes up and slaps me around the face and stun me.  Her F/W 09 collection "Mummification" is no exception and yes –  Diane, as always, is on the ball so I’m a little late with my Amsterdam  Fashion Week catch up but I just had to, had to post all of these delectable delights…

I would say the word ‘mummification’ doesn’t scare me in the least if I’m going to be wrapped up in slashed leather, pebble studs, corset lacing and all kinds of braidng/knotting…



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