Tag Archives: Maison Martin Margiela

Margiela. The Hermès Years

MoMu excitedly announces its upcoming exhibition Margiela. The Hermès Years that will be on display from 31 March 2017 to 27 August 2017. For the first time, Margiela’s collection from 1997 to 2003 will be displayed. As well as this, the tribute exhibition also explores the relationship during these years between these collections and his […]

Martin Margiela: Silhouette Transformations

The influence of Martin Margiela on today’s fashion world cannot be underestimated: his challenge to the status quo of the fashion system, the status of the designer, model and the concept of the garment itself have changed the industry forever, and the consequences are still widely felt today. By looking at the designer through these […]

The artist is absent by Alison Chernick

Watch the trailer of ‘The Artist is Absent’, a documentary by filmmaker Alison Chernick on Martin Margiela, which debutes on Tribeca Film Festival this weekend, featuring interviews with Suzy Menkes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Inge Grognard, Geert Bruloot, Olivier Saillard and MoMu’s director Kaat Debo. More info on the documentary here.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A trunk of designer shoes!

What would our MoMu Collection be without the generous donations from fashion enthusiasts! This afternoon we got a visit from Geert Bruloot, co-owner of the Antwerp shoe store Coccodrillo with a car trunk full of designer shoes from previous seasons that will now be included in our MoMu Collection! Here are some highlights of this […]

Maison Martin Margiela do-it-yourself sock sweater

Martin Margiela’s military sock sweater celebrates wartime knitting as the ultimate do-it-yourself clothing project. A step-by-step guide was published in A Magazine.

Unravel

MoMu makes a case for knitwear. Far from being old-fashioned and dowdy, knitting is highly versatile, luxurious and a continuing source of inspiration for designers such as Ann Salens, Schiaparelli and Sandra Backlund. ‘Unravel. Knitwear in Fashion’ opens March 16th.