/ˌɪrɪˈdɛsənt/ [ir-i-des-uhnt] adjective
1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow.
We aren’t going to bore you with the description of how iridescence works…we mostly want to inform those in the fashion community that there is a slight difference between iridescence and holograms.
Iridescent items tend to be in more of the green family while holograms tend to have a silver or gold underlay.
Holograms tend to have the speckled silver pieces throughout as well.
(Hope that makes sense.)
Hopefully, after reading this article and the last few released on holograms, you will be able to pick out the correct description yourself.
Found throughout nature, iridescent properties dominate the insect kingdom.
Now to the iridescent fashion!!
Images Joomi Lim.com
More various designers using iridescence:
So to review.
This wil lead into our next article, which will feature ‘oil spill’ inspired fashion.