Designer interview: Iris van Herpen on Rolls-Royce collaboration

Iris van Herpen x Rolls-Royce Phantom Syntopia - ext side L

Car Design News speaks with fashion designer Iris van Herpen about the collaboration with Rolls-Royce on a new special edition Phantom

Rolls-Royce unveiled a stunning one-off Phantom Extended made in collaboration with futuristic haute couture Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen earlier this week. The car – called Syntopia and commissioned by an unnamed American customer for an undisclosed price in the many millions of dollars – took four years of development and features new elaborate exterior paintwork, especially in its wavy bonnet design. 

But the van Herpen touches that…

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