Monthly Archives: July 2017

Museumnacht met Nicole & Hugo!

Terug van nooit weggeweest – speciaal voor Museumnacht 2017 op zaterdag 5 augustus verzorgen Nicole & Hugo twee korte optredens om 20u15 en 21u45 (telkens 10 minuten) in de MoMu hal voor al hun fans in Antwerpen en ver daarbuiten! Aansluitend kan je enkele van hun mooiste showbizzoutfits bekijken aan de hand van Antwerpse ontwerpster […]

New Acquisition: Veronique Branquinho. A Belgian Summertime Story

  Veronique Branquinho’s work plays with duality: Her women come across as both innocent and erotic, playful and severe, mysterious and complex. Belgian designers mainly stem from the North, which means that for them summer collections have a somewhat dual meaning. Belgian summers are characterized by complex alternations of humidity heat waves and gloomy periods […]

60 Seconds on the Expo: Women central

60 SECONDS ON THE EXPO – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo will tell you more about Margiela’s design philosophy and vision. For Hermès, Margiela developed a vision in which the woman is central, not an ideal image of eternal youth, but a real, natural and mature woman. 60 SECONDS ON THE EXPO – This […]

MoMu Library donating books to Iraqi!

In an attempt to rebuild Mosul’s (Iraqi) cultural heritage, a campaign is set up to restore the university library and others in the city. The university once housed one of the most extensive collection of literature in the region and was once home of the most precious and valuable manuscripts and rare prints. These manuscripts […]

New Acquisition: Walter Van Beirendonck – Staphorst

Traditional dress from the Dutch village Staphorst inspired Walter Van Beirendonck’s spring/ summer 2017 collection. The village in the province of Overijssel is widely known for its strongly protestant and introvert community. For the production of the fabrics and some accessories such as buttons Van Beirendonck worked closely together with the local community. The so-called […]

DIY Margiela Sock Sweater

Margiela created numerous iconic pieces including the infamous sock sweater constructed from military issued socks that reflected his fascination with deconstruction but also celebrates wartime knitting as the ultimate DIY clothing project. A step-by-step guide to making your own Margiela sock sweater was also featured in A Magazine curated by Maison Martin Margiela in June […]

Gezocht: MoMu stagiaires!

  STAGIAIRES GEZOCHT! MoMu is op zoek naar gemotiveerde PR-stagiaires voor de periode van 11 september 2017 tot 31 oktober 2017! Samen met onze fantastische MoMu team leid jij onze nieuwe expo in goede banen! Geïnteresseerd en beschikbaar? Stuur ons een mailtje info@momu.be!

In loving memory of Jenny Meirens

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jenny Meirens, who sadly passed away this weekend. She will always be remembered as the creative woman who not only made remarkable contributions to the world of fashion but also as the business woman and friend who stood by Margiela’s side as co-founder of Maison Martin Margiela.

60 Seconds on the Expo: Who is Martin Margiela?

A post shared by MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp (@momuantwerp) on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:26pm PDT Our Margiela, the Hermès years expo tells the story of Martin Margiela who was appointed creative director at Hermès from 1997 to 2003. Alongside his Hermès collections, our expo also explores the relationship during those years between the […]

MoMu successfully ended the crowdfunding campaign!

WE DID IT!  In the last few months, MoMu has been busy setting up a crowdfunding project on the platform Goteo and organized an event trying to raise money to conserve Frieda Dauphin-Verhees’ collection. Frieda was a costume design teacher who collected fashion objects for almost her entire life. She has decided to donate a […]