Author Archives: Monica Ho

MoMu travels to Paris

After a successful exhibition attracting more than 60,000 visitors, Margiela, the Hermès years will travel to Paris to show at Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD), the prestigious fashion museum housed in the Louvre. Kaat Debo, director MoMu Antwerp: “We are excited to collaborate with one of the most renowned fashion museums in the world. In the spring […]

Capturing Fashion in the 20th Century with Frieda Dauphin-Verhees’ Study Collection

After collecting fashion objects for almost her entire life, costume design teacher Frieda Dauphin-Verhees decided to donate a part of her impressive clothing archive to the Antwerp Fashion Museum – MoMu. Through a crowdfunding campaign via, in collaboration with Europeana, MoMu raised the funding to create an educational tool from her collection. Frieda Dauphin-Verhees […]

Happy 20th A.F. Vandevorst

In honour of their 20th anniversary, A.F.Vandervorst has released a new book commemorating 20 years of their infatuation with fetishes, sensual folds, and skin tight straight jackets entitled A.F. Vandevorst Ende Neu. Published by Hannibal, the book focuses on A.F.Vandevorst’s eclectic range of inspirations, and features contributions from names such as Dries Van Noten, Suzy […]

Happy New Year!

Wearing our finest outfit tonight and ready to conquer 2018 in style! Happy New Year!

MoMu Holidays

  Join us for a special edition of MoMu Holidays where our MoMu guides will give you a guided tour of our Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty exhibition! After the tour, MoMu is treating you to a drink and a bite to eat at our foodtruck “Cantina Roulante”. When? Wednesday 27 December, Thursday 28 December, […]

Happy Holidays!

MoMu wishes everyone Happy Holidays! During the Christmas Holidays, MoMu will close at 2pm on 24 and 31 December. Furthermore the museum will be closed on 25 & 26 December and 1 & 2 January!

And the Belgian Fashion Award goes to…

MoMu supports the first edition of the Belgian Fashion Awards, an initiative by Flanders DC / for Fashion, MAD, Knack Weekend and Le Vif Weekend. This year’s Award for “Emerging Talent of the Year” went to FAÇON JACMIN; a young label from Brussels and Paris with a unique collection of fluid garments, almost entirely made […]

Event: We Own This – Streetwear Talk

    Mark 6th December in your agendas and join us for a streetwear talk at the first edition of We Own This at Cafe au Lait! Streetwear has gone a long way from distancing itself from the fashion industry to now being the inspiration for many designers. In the 70s/80s, streetwear had strong roots […]

Dag van de wetenschap / Science day!

  This Sunday is Science Day (Dag van de wetenschap) and at MoMu we have a few things planned! This year’s theme is all about textile painting! Discover a few painted garments from our MoMu collection and the stories behind them at MoMu. Furthermore, MoMu has made a documentary which will be on view at […]

Time lapses Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

In just six weeks, MoMu translated the vision of Olivier Theyskens into a dark mysterious universe that tells the story of Olivier’s career. When building up the Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty expo, we set up a security camera in the exhibition space, allowing you to follow every single step of the progress […]