Category Archives: Press&PR

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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.

1 day and counting!

We are ending our birthday countdown on a musical note (and with extra-long-party-pants) from Martin Margiela’s S/S 2007 collection. On Sunday 27th of August, everyone gets free entrance to the museum, and all our 15-year-old visitors will receive an extra special treat! Tomorrow is also the final day to visit our two exhibitions: ‘Margiela, the […]

2 days and counting!

The back of this brocade jacket from Walter Van Beirendonck’s S/S 2015 collection, entitled ‘Whambam’, shows his use of the catwalk as a platform for strong statements on modern-day society. This collection was inspired by the lack of privacy in our fast-moving world with prints that referred to two entirely different worlds: a dark world […]

3 days and counting!

3 days and counting… Rik Wouters made several portraits of his beloved wife Nel in her famous red-striped dress. During the Rik Wouters & The Private Utopia exhibition, MoMu collaborated with La Maison Victor on a DIY Nel dress designed by Christian Wijnants. The soft, restrained nature of Wijnants’ collections is imbued with an artistic aesthetic. […]

4 days and counting!

In addition to a diverse collection of contemporary Belgian fashion, MoMu also houses an extensive collection of historical clothing. A beautiful example is this 1760s robe à l’anglaise in chintz, a hand-painted cotton fabric that was imported from India and that, in the 18th century, became immensely popular throughout Europe.