Tag Archives: Walter Van Beirendonck

RECOLLECTION – ART & FASHION

It’s no secret that Belgium is proud of its local artists and designers. With an international reputation, Belgium is on the forefront when it comes to artistry. With that being said, Belfius opened its Belfius archives and created a new expo ‘RECOLLECTION – ART & FASHION’ featuring works of Belgian artists such as Rubens, Pourbus, […]

MOOI Festival

Art center Villanella and Belgian designer Bruno Pieters have joined forces to find out the future of fashion during the two-day MOOI Festival. All weekend long, MOOI Festival is offering the opportunity to educate the audience about fair fashion. Antwerp is known as sustainable fashion capital but what can designers learn from each other regarding […]

Tribal: from tribal patterns to extreme platform heels

Contemporary shoe fashion shows the footprints of shoe traditions from all corners of the world: from tribal patterns and embroidery to extreme platform heels. A few of our favorite shoes in the tribal theme: These Oriental shoes with double stilts, embroidery and tassels demonstrate Alexander McQueen’s eye for detail and craftsmanship. McQueen’s Spring-Summer 2008 collection […]

MoMu+Friends have SWEET 18 at Kasteel d’Ursel!

This Tuesday MoMu+Friends visited the SWEET 18-exhibition now running at Kasteel d’Ursel in Antwerp. The FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS OF MOMU, enjoyed a guided tour by the curator of the MoMu-collection, Wim Mertens, who showed us the influence of the 18th century on contemporary art and design. Entering the park of kasteel d’Ursel it struck us that there couldn’t […]

Art for Nepal at Vooruit Ghent

On Thursday 21 May 2015 the Belgian art world gathers its forces for the victims of the earthquakes in Nepal at Vooruit Ghent. The non-profit association Vrienden van Troje organizes a fundraiser, Kunst voor Nepal, to support organizations which are sending help to Nepalese children. Several fashion designers are contributing among which Walter Van Beirendonck, Ann […]

Akhnaten and Walter Van Beirendonck

Last Friday, Feb 13th, the Flemish opera premiered Akhnaten, an opera from 1983 by Philip Glass about the rise and fall of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep IV (father of the more famous Tutankhamun). The costume design for this visually eclectic and expressionistic opera was done by Walter Van Beirendonck, with make up by Inge Grognard. […]

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, […]

Antwerp Icons containers

Antwerp Icons containers from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo. Be sure to spot the Antwerp Icons throughout the Antwerp city centre while doing your last-minute shopping! Check out the installation of the containers in this video!

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 […]

HBDA Scenography & Dolls

50 Years Antwerp Fashion Department Exhibition and Dolls from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo. Check out this video shot at the opening of the ’50 Years Antwerp Fashion Department’ exhibition and mixed with the custom-made Bonami mannequins.