Monthly Archives: March 2013

De Invasie at MoMu

During #DIVA, a platform project by De Invasie (The Invasion), young designers from various disciplines (graphics, design, fashion, movie,…) get the opportunity to present and sell their work. This time De Invasie takes place in Antwerp with over 70 young, creative warriors ‘putting up camp’ in the centre of the city at the former Ethnographic […]

Silks & Prints opening vernissage

See the Silks & Prints from the Abraham Archive in less time than what you need to kiss a few friends and have a glass of wine!

Europeana Fashion Conference April 17th & 18th in Florence

On April 17th & 18th, Europeana Fashion will host an international fashion conference in Florence, Italy. Titled “Fashion Industry and the GLAM Community”, the conference will explore the creative synergies between the fashion industry and the heritage sector. The conference is bringing together speakers from the field, who will explore the limits and opportunities of […]

MoMu cookies for the Silks & Prints opening

We are happy to present this tasty collaboration with Piva, the Provincial institute for horeca training, for the opening reception of our Silks & Prints exhibition this evening. The students of Piva made these scrumptious cookies for our guests tonight to enjoy during the vernissage. Just like the campaign image, the cookies are not only […]

Couture in Colour

We are very proud to present our new exhibition Silks & Prints from the Abraham Archive: Couture in Colour. During the 1950s and 1960s, the couturiers Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent and Cristóbal Balenciaga all worked together with the Swiss firm, Abraham, for their exclusive fabrics. This company was specialized in printing […]

Introducing Europeana Fashion at MoMu

Imagine a place where you can discover centuries of fashion, from the latest styles of Europe’s 17th century courts to the runway looks of fashion week. Browse through thousands of objects, photos, videos, magazines, books, exhibitions, sketches and catalogues, all about fashion. This place will be called Europeana Fashion and it will be an online […]

Memory dresses by Raf Simons for Dior

Gigantic silver spheres mirroring a Magritte-style cloud path was the setting of Raf Simons‘ second ready-to-wear collection for the house of Dior that was presented last Friday in Paris. For Autumn-Winter Raf Simons focuses on the notion of memory and how it shapes the nature of design at the house of Dior, how this works […]