Category Archives: Event

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.

5 days and counting

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.

7 days and counting

7 days and counting… Haider Ackermann does not often emphasize prints, yet in this A/W 2015 collection, Ackermann showed both graphic check patterns and polka dots combined with fitted jackets in metallic tweed bouclé. This silhouette from MoMu’s collection exemplifies Ackermann’s signature intricate cuts and his mastery of colour.

8 days and counting!

8 days and counting… Besides his work in fashion, Dirk Van Saene is also an acclaimed painter and ceramicist. This silk dress (S/S 2016), with the title “I Feel Perfectly Terrible”, is a beautiful example of how Van Saene uses printed reproductions of his paintings on fabric. Portrayed on the dress is Edith “Little Edie” […]

9 days and counting…

9 days and counting… The A/W 2013 collection by Dries Van Noten was inspired by the 1930s dancing duo, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. This resulted in a mix of masculine cuts and materials, embellished with softer touches, including feather embroidery and pearls.

10 days and counting…

10 days and counting…“On a windy night when the moon is bright and my eyes can wander through worlds of light.” Words from Emily Brontë’s poem I’m Happiest When Most Away are arranged across the collar of Veronique Branquinho’s silhouette for A/W 2015. This collection forms the start of a creative love affair with Brontë and […]

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 […]

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.

Congratulations Raf Simons for winning the Ultima’s prize!

Congratulations to Raf Simons for winning the Ultima’s prize in Belgium! The Ultimas prize is a cultural prize presented to a person or an organization that has made a remarkable contribution in the cultural landscape in Flanders! With Raf Simons winning the prize presented by the Flemish Minister of Culture Sven Gatz, fashion is finally […]

Summer School on Fashion Management

Great news for anyone interested to master the ins and outs of fashion management! University of Antwerp is organizing a summer school from 28th August until 6th September in Antwerp and Paris! This summer school gives a comprehensive overview of the fashion industry (independent fashion designers and luxury brands) and their dynamics, with an emphasis on […]