Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jacoba de Jonge before the opening

MoMu captured the Dutch collector Jacoba de Jonge before the official opening vernissage of the exhibition ‘Living Fashion. Women’s Daily Wear 1750-1950. From the collection Jacoba de Jonge’.

Living Fashion Blogger event!

MoMu is organizing a blogger event for the exhibition Living Fashion on Thursday April 5th from 5.30PM until 7PM with a private tour through the exhibition! RSVP via

Walter catalogue spotted in AD Spain!

We were very hapy to spot the Walter Van Beirendonck catalogue in the latest issue of AD – Architectural Digest Spain! The exhibition catalogue features in a shoot of the interior of Sacha Walckhoff, creative director at Christian Lacroix.

MoMu+Friends presents Masterclass with David Erixon – Hyper Island

‘Rewire brain and behaviour.’ — Christian Salez, CEO Delvaux ‘After the Hyper Island Master Class, I realized that if I wanted to remain relevant in the field, I could best put advertising behind me.’ — André Duval ‘One of the most inspiring and innovative learning environments I’ve ever witnessed – it’s a breathing innovation.’ — […]

MoMu+Friends: Preview Living Fashion

MoMu+Friends is organizing an exclusive preview of the exhibition Living Fashion on Saturday March 17th from 2PM until 3.30PM. Wim Mertens, curator of the expo will guide you around during the set-up of the expo that will open officially on March 21st. Limited capacity and reservation obligatory via (admission €10,00)


When we do a photoshoot of MoMu collection pieces for an exhibition catalogue, it nearly feels like a real fashion shoot: there’s a studio, a photographer, people who arrange the costume (a bit like stylists) and an art-director (or two). The only person missing is a model: we use mannequins instead because the clothes in […]


MoMu is proud to present its upcoming exhibition ‘Living Fashion. Women’s Daily Wear 1750-1950. From the Jacoba de Jonge Collection’, a historical exhibition about the influence of fashion on the everyday lives of middle-class women in Western Europe between 1750 and 1950. In the 19th century, the growing social importance of the middle classes brought […]

On Fashion Curating in Venice

Kaat Debo, director of the MoMu is invited to participate in the symposium ‘The Discipline of Fashion between the Museum and Curating’, which will take place at the University of Venice on March 10th. Organized by the Università Iuav di Venezia and the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London) in collaboration with […]