Monthly Archives: April 2012

A trunk of designer shoes!

What would our MoMu Collection be without the generous donations from fashion enthusiasts! This afternoon we got a visit from Geert Bruloot, co-owner of the Antwerp shoe store Coccodrillo with a car trunk full of designer shoes from previous seasons that will now be included in our MoMu Collection! Here are some highlights of this […]

MoMu+Friends Costume introduction at the Flemish Opera with A.F. Vandevorst

Belgian fashion duo An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx have designed the costumes for the upcoming opera production Le Duc d’Alba. The opera tells the story of the Duke of Alba that has been sent to Flanders to surpress the rebellion against Spanish rule and is to be performed at the Flemish Opera in Antwerp and […]

Symposium Collecting Fashion

Coinciding with the expo Living Fashion, MoMu is organizing a symposium on Thursday May 3rd with an interesting mix of renowned speakers around the theme ‘Collecting Fashion’. The symposium will give a contemporary view on the art of collecting, preserving, researching and presenting fashion collections. The day will be completed with a visit to the […]

Living Fashion Blogger event

We were very happy to welcome a selection of Belgian fashion bloggers to our first Blogger event on the occasion of ‘Living Fashion’, with a private tour by Wim Mertens and Karen Van Godtsenhoven, curators of the expo. Thank you Dorien, Aljocha, Anouk, Eline VdB, Eline V, Ilke, Kim & Ruby, Laura D, Laura G, […]

‘Dresses Undresses’ by Bart Hess

MoMu presents the shortfilm ‘Dresses Undressed’ by the Dutch video artist Bart Hess on the occasion of the exhibition ‘Living Fashion. Women’s Daily Wear 1750-1950′. In order to best show the possibilities of the historical dresses from the extensive collection of the Dutch collector Jacoba de Jonge featured in this exhibition -which could be worn […]