Tag Archives: Bernhard Willhelm

Floralia at MoMu Now

Flower patterns are one of the most classic and popular patterns in the world of fashion: the romantic ideal of the ‘femme fleur’ (the women-as-flower), often encountered in the art world as well, is a favourite subject among many couturiers and contemporary designers. Christian Dior’s rose garden in Granville, Normandy became part of the house’s […]

Covercraft by A Magazine Curated by until January 4th at the MoMu entrance hall

MoMu is proud to welcome COVERCRAFT, a temporary installation (until Jan 4, 2015) by A Magazine Curated by in the entrance hall of the museum. The installation COVERCRAFT spans over a decade of independent publishing in partnership with some of the most avant- garde and exciting names in fashion design today. A Magazine Curated By […]

Shooting MoMu Now

Photographing collection pieces for the upcoming ‘MoMu Now’ exhibition and publication happens at our own MoMu studio. It is a stressful but also a delightful adventure. We photograph about 14 silhouettes a day and some accessories. Sometimes silhouettes look really good in our studio but once the unmerciful photographer’s lense is directed at them, you […]

MoMu 10 by Michaël Smits

For the 10th anniversary of Museumnacht tomorrow, MoMu selected 10 silhouettes of designers that play a significant role in the museum collection. Antwerp photographer and artist Michaël Smits was asked to create a digital interpretation of these silhouettes, featuring silhouettes by Veronique Branquinho, Peter Pilotto, Rochas by Olivier Theyskens, Haider Ackermann, Christian Wijnants, Bernhard Willhelm, […]

From September 25th, exhibition MoMu Now

MoMu Now: Contemporary Fashion from the MoMu collection, from 25/09/2014 to 4/01/2015, is a selection of masterpieces from the recent acquisitions of contemporary silhouettes to the MoMu collection. The MoMu collection consists of approx. 25,000 objects, mainly clothing and accessories, 7,000 of which have been added over the past five years thanks to new purchases, […]

Antwerp Icons are taking over the city!

On the occasion of the celebration Happy Birthday Dear Academie, MoMu – Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp, Antwerpen Open and Toerisme Vlaanderen are presenting the project Antwerp Icons. 12 renowned designers, all graduates of the Antwerp Fashion Department, chose an iconic piece from their archive. MoMu, the Fashion Museum of the Province of Antwerp invited […]

Antwerp icons photoshoot

Keep an eye out for the Antwerp Icons popping up all over Antwerp next week! Happy Birthday Dear Academie! – 12 renowned designers, all graduates of the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, chose an iconic piece from their archive. MoMu invited photographer Ronald Stoops, make-up artist Inge Grognard and designer […]

MoMu’s Twitter Celebration!

It is that festive time of year and MoMu is giving away Christmas surprises! Make a photo of the Madame Grès exhibition, upload it to Twitter and include the hashtag #momuantwerp and @reply @momuantwerp. Each week, the best photo wins a MoMu Christmas surprise! The Christmas surprise includes the catalogues: Veronique Branquinho – Moi Veronique, […]

Patchwork at Heritage Day

Patchwork is part of a long tradition. Leftover pieces of cloth were sewn on top of a hole or sign of usage, or used to imitate costly embroidery. During the nineteenth century, patchwork was a passtime for some women and an economical way to make beautifully decorated textiles for others. At the start of the last decade, designers such as Branquinho, Bikkembergs and Willhelm presented mosaic patchwork on the runway.

Recollection Quartett

For the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, MoMu and Mercedes-Benz invited Belgian art director Frederik Heyman and four fashion designers to create four installations with Mercedes-Benz young classics. Bernhard Willhelm, Henrik Vibskov, Peter Pilotto, Mikio Sakabe and Frederik Heyman discuss the project in four short films.