Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Chanel Legend at the Draiflessen Collection in Mettingen

“Fashion passes, style remains” is a famous quote by the historic fashion designer and entrepreneur Coco Chanel. With the exhibition ‘The Chanel Legend’ the Draiflessen Collection tackles the question why Coco Chanel has never yet ceased to arouse such great interest both as a person and as the brand she founded. Her biography and image […]

Abraham, Christian Dior and roses.

Abraham Ltd. worked with many of the great couturiers. The list of its customers therefore reads like a who’s who in the world of international couture. It was Gustav Zumsteg who in the 1940s made the first tentative contacts with fashion designers, some of whom would become lifelong friends. The four names that are now […]

Klara Day

On April 6th, we welcomed the winners of our Klara contest. About thirty adults and twenty children enjoyed a breakfast and a guided tour at our current exhibition. The children participated in a workshop where they made prints themselves through stamping, and a guided tour with several fun assignments. At the end everybody received a […]

Chitchatting with our volunteer Maria Sermeus

Museumpeil, a journal for museum employees in Flanders and the Netherlands, featured a splendid article on our very own volunteer Maria Sermeus. Maria Sermeus has been working as a volunteer in MoMu for one day a week since 2003. After finding her grandmother’s gorgeous black lace dress, she decided to contact MoMu and present the […]