Monthly Archives: October 2015

Historical Costume, Class of 2015

From the rich history of fashion and dress, each 2BA student has to choose a historical figure with a costume typical for the period. They have to do thorough research, including the political, cultural and social structures of the time, as well as a detailed study of the fabrics, materials, patterns and shapes that are […]

The Success Story behind the Trio WeberHodelFeder

The Swiss/German trio Matthias Weber, Niklaus Hodel and Florian Feder came to study in the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts from different professional backgrounds but bonded at the academy over their love of cars, football and footwear, launching their label WeberHodelFeder shortly after graduation in 2012. Made in Italy with great […]

A.F. Vandevorst meets Fetish

  The DNA of the label by designer duo An and Filip Vandevorst was inspired by military and medical uniforms, Joseph Beuys’ visual language (felt) and the equestrian world of horses, saddles and leather harnesses, juxtaposed with more fragile elements such as skin-coloured silk and lingerie-like fabrics. Their classic X010 boot, for instance, blends male […]

Design your own textile print during Dag van de Wetenschap!

Did you ever dream of becoming a textile designer? MoMu is fulfilling this dream for children on 22 November during the Dag van de Wetenschap (Day of Science), the biggest annual science event in Flanders and Brussels. During that day, children can participate in workshops to design their own textile print through the art of […]

FootPrint: Louboutin x David Lynch

Several shoe designers play with the fetish association, most famously the French designer Christian Louboutin, whose red soles and stunningly high shoes are worn by many celebrities. The red soles symbolize an aggressive sexuality often associated with dominance. Louboutin collaborated with David Lynch on an iconic series of fetish images in which his shoes are […]

A new acquisition has landed: Haider Ackermann

And a new acquisition to our MoMu collection has just arrived! This fantastic jacket in tweed and wool by Haider Ackermann A/W 2015-16! It’s not uncommon for MoMu to receive generous donations from designers. We take great care of our MoMu collection and make sure that these items maintain the best possible condition!  

Breakfast Talks: Talking Heads Talking Shoes

  This autumn, MoMu is organizing 2 breakfast talks at Valerie Traan Gallery with international iconic shoe designers talking about their lives, inspirations, creations and personal perspectives on the fashion world. On 15 November MoMu welcomes the British shoe designer Patrick Cox and on 13 December, the French shoe designer Pierre Hardy. 15/11 – Patrick […]

Follow MoMu Library on Instagram!

From now on, you can follow our very own MoMu Library on Instagram @momulibrary! We will show you our library collection and let you discover all the newest acquisitions and tons of other amazing publications!

Tribal: from tribal patterns to extreme platform heels

Contemporary shoe fashion shows the footprints of shoe traditions from all corners of the world: from tribal patterns and embroidery to extreme platform heels. A few of our favorite shoes in the tribal theme: These Oriental shoes with double stilts, embroidery and tassels demonstrate Alexander McQueen’s eye for detail and craftsmanship. McQueen’s Spring-Summer 2008 collection […]

Adidas, the Original Superstars

adidas Originals | #OriginalSuperstar with Pharrell With the kind support of adidas, MoMu was able to realize its exhibition FootPrint – The Tracks of Shoes in Fashion. In honor we have dedicated a wall to Adidas where a video ‘I Create for an Audience of One’ of Adidas is shown. In the video Pharrel Williams challenges […]