Author Archives: Monica Ho

SCREENING: We Margiela, documentary

Martin Margiela managed to stay anonymous during his time as creative director of his own label Maison Martin Margiela. This raised a lot of curiosity among fashion enthusiasts wondering who the master mind was behind the label. For the first time, co-founder Jenny Meirens and members of the creative team that stood at the heart […]

Something to be proud of: Belgian fashion & Antwerp Pride

Antwerp Pride, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival and MoMu join forces for their first collaboration on the patio of MoMu. From 8th August until 20th August 2017, you can enjoy a series of images of the Antwerp Pride throughout the years and four fashion images around gender by Belgian designers! The variety of participants, diversity of gender roles […]

60 seconds on the expo: The Vareuse

60 SECONDS ON THE EXPO – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo will tell you more about the vareuse, a garment with a very deep V-neck. The vareuse was one of the most important basic pieces in Margiela’s collection for Hermès #momuantwerp #hermes #mmm Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp (@momuantwerp) op […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]