Tag Archives: Martin Margiela

DIY Margiela Sock Sweater

Margiela created numerous iconic pieces including the infamous sock sweater constructed from military issued socks that reflected his fascination with deconstruction but also celebrates wartime knitting as the ultimate DIY clothing project. A step-by-step guide to making your own Margiela sock sweater was also featured in A Magazine curated by Maison Martin Margiela in June […]

60 Seconds on the Expo: Who is Martin Margiela?

A post shared by MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp (@momuantwerp) on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:26pm PDT Our Margiela, the Hermès years expo tells the story of Martin Margiela who was appointed creative director at Hermès from 1997 to 2003. Alongside his Hermès collections, our expo also explores the relationship during those years between the […]

Summer workshops at MoMu!

  For our little MoMu fans, MoMu is organizing tons of summer workshops for children! Want to make your own dress out of rings or a top made of gloves? What about a sock sweater or a disco ball jacket? Nothing sounds too crazy for our workshops! For more information, check out our website. Register […]

Margiela. The Hermès Years

  From 31 March 2017 to 27 August 2017, MoMu will open its newest expo Margiela. The Hermès Years! MoMu is displaying Belgian stylist Martin Margiela’s Hermès collections from 1997 to 2003 for the first time. As well as this, the tribute exhibition also explores the relationship during these years between these collections and his own […]

FootPrint – Customized ‘Tabi’ boot, Maison Martin Margiela S/S 1990

With 600 unique shoes, FootPrint shows the craftmanship and artistic vision that left a mark on the fashion scene of its time. Geert Bruloot, curator and diehard shoe collector, tells the story of four iconic shoes in the exhibition. Today, the story of Martin Margiela Tabi boot! FootPrint: The Tracks of Shoes in Fashion until […]

MoMu presents FootPrint. The Tracks of Shoes in Fashion

From September 3rd MoMu presents the exhibition ‘Footprint. The Tracks of Shoes in Fashion’, telling the story of inspirational and groundbreaking fashion shoes of the twentieth and twentyfirst centuries. The exhibition shines a light on those fashion and shoe designers who left their footprint on the world of shoes by means of the exquisite and […]

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.

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 […]