Tag Archives: Walter Van Beirendonck

Something to be proud of: Belgian fashion & Antwerp Pride

Antwerp Pride, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival and MoMu join forces for their first collaboration on the patio of MoMu. From 8th August until 20th August 2017, you can enjoy a series of images of the Antwerp Pride throughout the years and four fashion images around gender by Belgian designers! The variety of participants, diversity of gender roles […]

New Acquisition: Walter Van Beirendonck – Staphorst

Traditional dress from the Dutch village Staphorst inspired Walter Van Beirendonck’s spring/ summer 2017 collection. The village in the province of Overijssel is widely known for its strongly protestant and introvert community. For the production of the fabrics and some accessories such as buttons Van Beirendonck worked closely together with the local community. The so-called […]

New Acquisition: Walter Van Beirendonck A/W16-17 jacket

  In WOEST for Autumn/Winter 2016-2017, Walter Van Beirendonck took a stance against increasing intolerance, and communicated a strong message to ‘stop terrorizing our world’! In this look, the leopard print expresses a sense of animalistic aggression. The legs and arms of the expressive tribal figure on the leather jacket are playfully dangling out, suggesting […]

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, […]