Tag Archives: Linda Loppa

Antwerp Fashion documentary on Canvas

Tonight at 9.10PM the documentary ’50 Years Fashion Academy: Stream of Talent’ will premier on the Belgian TV channel Canvas. For the year long celebration of Happy Birthday Dear Academie, Canvas made a documentary on the renowned Antwerp fashion department. Canvas and MoMu worked closely together for a year, delving into the MoMu archives of […]

Mary Prijot and the Antwerp Fashion Department

During the turbulent 1960s, the fashion and theatre costume department of the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts was founded by the then Academy director Mark Macken. He appoints Mary Prijot, pianist and artist, as the head of the new department. Under her leadership the department of decorative and fashion drawing develops into a fully-fledged […]

Joyeux Anniversaire from Jean Paul Gaultier

The presence of Jean Paul Gaultier among the jury of the Golden Spindle in 1983 gave this bygone competition an international aura, and his admiration for the talent he saw gave national fashion a tremendous confidence boost. For the catalogue ‘Fashion Antwerp Academy 50′ published by Lannoo on the occasion of the Happy Birthday Dear […]

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence report

The Europeana Fashion Community gathered in sunny Florence on April 17 and 18. The conference offered some thought provoking and inspiring talks and discussions, presenting both the goals and ambitions of Europeana Fashion, as well as the many challenges that lay ahead of us when it comes to the digitalization and curation of our digital […]

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence

MoMu past and present meet at the Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence! Linda Loppa is the founder and former director of MoMu whose legacy is still part of MoMu today! Currently the director of Polimoda in Milan, Linda joins MoMu’s current director Kaat Debo at the conference to discuss the future of fashion museums and […]