Iris van Herpen created dresses from recycled ocean plastic

Dutch designer Iris van Herpen has released a mini collection of dresses made in collaboration with the environmental organization Parley for the Oceans.

All dresses were part of the couture collection Earthrise shown at the French Fashion Week.

Five dresses were made with a special material (Parley Ocean Plastic) based on recycled ocean plastic.

In addition to Iris herself, artist James Merry, nail artist Aichi Matsunaga and sculptor Rogan Brown worked on the images.