Tag Archives: Dior

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 […]

Dior and Rochas: contemporary interpretations of gala wear

Traditionally, gala or evening wear is the domain of haute couture – custommade designer clothing often worn by royals, actresses and other celebrities for festive occasions. Eveningwear is usually associated with long clothes. The four silhouettes at the opening of the MoMu Now exhibition are contemporary interpretations of gala wear: they are from the prêt-à-porter […]

My favorite things: Fréderic Boutié

In a new series ‘My Favourite Things’ we ask MoMu staff members to choose their favourite object from the current exhibition. Since fashion is such a subjective and personal choice, this will make for some very varied and surprising objects, resulting in an amalgam of favourites across different exhibitions. You will get to know the […]

New acquisition Dior by Raf Simons

Just arrived in our Collection Department! This fabulous top in silk, fibre and lurex Dior by Raf Simons for S/S 2014. Soon at the upcoming MoMu Now expo from September 25th!

New shoe donations from Coccodrillo!

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, donations and long-term loans. This afternoon we received a new donation of shoes and hats of fashion enthousiasts Geert Bruloot and Eddy Michiels from Coccodrillo! Here is a […]

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, […]

Teaser Birds of Paradise

Teaser BIRDS OF PARADISE Plumes & Feathers in Fashion at MoMu from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo. Check out our teaser video of the upcoming Birds of Paradise expo featuring iconic silhouettes by ao Ann Demeulemeester, Thierry Mugler, Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Dior, Prada,… and many more!

From March 20th, Birds of Paradise in MoMu

The exhibition Birds of Paradise – Feathers and Plumes in Fashion is an ode to the elegance and refinement of the application of plumes and feathers in fashion and haute couture. 19th-century accessories and belle époque garments showcase the refined elegance of the changing fashions at the end of the 19th century, emphasizing ostrich, pheasant […]

Abraham, Christian Dior and roses.

Abraham Ltd. worked with many of the great couturiers. The list of its customers therefore reads like a who’s who in the world of international couture. It was Gustav Zumsteg who in the 1940s made the first tentative contacts with fashion designers, some of whom would become lifelong friends. The four names that are now […]

Memory dresses by Raf Simons for Dior

Gigantic silver spheres mirroring a Magritte-style cloud path was the setting of Raf Simons‘ second ready-to-wear collection for the house of Dior that was presented last Friday in Paris. For Autumn-Winter Raf Simons focuses on the notion of memory and how it shapes the nature of design at the house of Dior, how this works […]