Author Archives: Everton Barreiro

Raf Simons for Jil Sander: Fashion & Art

In his Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 collection, Raf simons presented linear silhouettes next to sculptural forms inspired by Pol Chambost. MoMu purchased six looks.

Bruno Pieters: Collections and Unravel

Late last year, MoMu received a donation of thirty pieces by Bruno Pieters. A cotton-knitted sleevless dress and a hand-knitted roll-neck jumper are featured at ‘Unravel’.

Dirk Van Saene and trompe l’oeil

Two turtle-neck woolen jumpers from Dirk Van Saene’s Autumn/Winter 2008/2009 collections explore the concept of trompe l’oeil, referencing to earlier designs by Elsa Schiaparelli.

Helmut Lang donation

Helmut Lang donated fifty-one pieces from spring/summer 1999 to spring/summer 2005 to the MoMu Fashion Museum. The donation includes women’s ready-to-wear, men’s fashion and photos.

Designer Clothes:
Heritage objects in the MoMu collection

When MoMu adds a contemporary designer peace to its collector, cultural importance and relevance in the fashion history are carefully studied. The piece no longer fulfils commercial purposes and gets preserved carefully by the collection department.