Author Archives: Monica Ho

And the Belgian Fashion Award goes to…

We are proud to support the first edition of the Belgian Fashion Awards, an initiative by Flanders DC / for Fashion, MAD, Knack Weekend, Le Vif Weekend The award for the Emerging Talent of the Year Award goes to FAÇON JACMIN who will get the opportunity to present their work in an installation in the hallway of MoMu from 5th December […]

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 […]

Q&A with Olivier Theyskens!

On October 12th MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp opened its exhibition Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty. The exhibition takes you on a journey with one of the most fascinating Belgian designers: Olivier Theyskens. The show explores his creative evolution of twenty years in the fashion business, his craftsmanship and the changing atmospheres of […]

MoMu Gallery: MoMu Award 2017 winner Sanan Gasanov presents his MA collection!

Each year MoMu awards a prize to one of the graduating Master students of the Antwerp Fashion Department who will showcase their designs at the MoMu Gallery. The recipient of this year’s MoMu Award is Sanan Gasanov presenting his collection GRAND_MA – GRANDMA. The silhouettes on display show both Gasanov’s admiration for the Grand Masters […]

#DAGVANDEBELGISCHEMODE

Op vrijdag 20 oktober is het Dag Van De Belgische Mode en MoMu viert mee! Online fashion-, beauty- & lifestylemagazine Belmodo roept iedereen op om zijn liefde voor Belgische mode te delen. Die dag zal het via sociale media helemaal in teken staan van de hashtag #dagvandebelgischemode. Gekleed in jouw favoriete Belgische modelabel en/of ontwerpers-outfit, […]

Q&A with Walter Van Beirendonck at MoMu!

Join us for a Q&A with Walter Van Beirendonck! As the curator of the expo POWERMASK – The Power of Masks at the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Walter Van Beirendonck will be interviewed by our MoMu director Kaat Debo where he will tell the audience more about this fascination for masks on October 27th. After the talk Walter will […]

Details in the Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

For Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty, MoMu joined forces with Glenn Sestig Architects who conceptualized the set design from scratch. Bernard Tournemenne from the Glenn Sestig team has been involved with Olivier Theyskens’ catwalk shows since  1997, so the exhibition is a beautiful celebration of the twenty years of collaboration between Olivier Theyskens […]

The wigs of Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

With the opening of our Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty expo right around the corner, our MoMu team is now busy dressing all the mannequins and placing them in right spot in the exhibition. The mannequins, however, are given something extra: wigs. Gino Beeckman, hair and make-up artist, has an immense archive of […]

The Visual Thesaurus for Fashion & Costumes

Starting from 7th October is not only the Week van het Nederlands (Week of the Dutch language) but is also the end of a two-year project of MoMu called the Visual Thesaurus for Fashion & Costumes! Along with eleven other museums, MoMu has worked on the project collecting different terminology to describe clothing and added […]

New Acquisition: Les Miniatures Belgitude by Delvaux

Kindly gifted by Delvaux, MoMu has acquired the ‘Les Miniatures Belgitude’ mini bags! Paying tribute to its Belgian roots, Delvaux has designed seven miniature versions of its most iconic handbag ‘the Brillant’. These limited edition one-of-a-kind cheery little ambassadors of Belgitude is an homage to seven cities in Belgium: Antwerp, Brussels, Knokke Le Zoute, Ostende, […]