Tag Archives: Dirk Van Saene

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 […]

Happy Birthday Dear Academie!

From 8 September 2013 till 16 February 2014 MoMu will present the exhibition ’50 Years Antwerp Fashion Department’. The exhibition is one of the many projects of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp celebrating its 350th anniversary. The exhibition will highlight various aspects of Antwerp fashion education during the first fifty years of its […]

Dirk Van Saene and trompe l’oeil

Two turtle-neck woolen jumpers from Dirk Van Saene’s Autumn/Winter 2008/2009 collections explore the concept of trompe l’oeil, referencing to earlier designs by Elsa Schiaparelli.

Manières Noires in Mons

Until February 13th, the Museum of Fine Arts in Mons has 45 items from the MoMu collection on view, part of the exhibition ‘Manières Noires’.

The little black dress

Chanel’s little black dress from 1926 was not the first black couture dress, but it became associated with the stylish, liberated new woman embodied by Gabrielle Chanel herself.

Heritage Day ‘Fake?’

On the occasion of ‘Heritage Day’, MoMu presents deluding silhouettes by Belgian designers.