Author Archives: Monica Ho

Happy Birthday MoMu!

On Sunday 27th August 2017, MoMu celebrated its 15th anniversary in style. After counting down to the event with our top 15 silhouettes in our MoMu collection, MoMu organized tons of extra activities for its visitors.

60 seconds on the expo: Exhibition design!

60 seconds on the expo – The exhibition design of Margiela, the Hermès years displays two creative worlds in two colors: white and orange. MoMu director Kaat Debo tells you more about the meaning of the colors that are the core of the exhibition! #momuantwerp #margielathehermesyears Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp […]

60 seconds on the expo: the anti-pluie

60 seconds on the expo – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo focuses on the anti-pluie, an ultra light coat in transparent polyester voile. It was one of the innovations Margiela presented with the help of the in-house expertise at Hermès #momuantwerp #hermès #martinmargiela #mmm #visitantwerp #thisisantwerp Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum […]

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 […]