The Story Behind The Garment: S/S 1989 Trompe l’Oeil Tattoo T-shirt & A/W 1989 - 90 Sweater By Maison Martin MargielaSome very special garments have made their way into the MoMu Collection, thanks to Inge Grognard. he personal tale behind this object will be preserved as ‘oral history’ in the museum. Read more.
MoMu conserves: gentlemen's round-neck waistcoat, 1750 - 1770Although the museum building is closed for renovations, we still inspire at other locations with our museum collection. Discover how a 18th-century waistcoat was refreshed and prepared for exhibition at DIVA Museum Read more.
International Women’s Day: Ann Demeulemeester on feathers, fashion and freedomWith International Women's Day right around the corner, we want to pay tribute to Ann Demeulemeester who has successfully left a mark in the fashion world, even after leaving her namesake label in 2013. Read more.
MoMu hits the streets with decorated utility boxesDiscover our extensive and rich museum collection on the streets of Antwerp! In close collaboration with the District of Antwerp, MoMu has redesigned 16 utility boxes at 12 locations! Here are 3 things you will discover on the decorated boxes! Read more.
The symbolism of colours as a powerful tool for unspoken messages throughout political historyIn 2021, Joe Biden officially became the 46th president of USA and Kamala Harris, his Vice President. The important symbolism of their outfits stood out but what was the meaning the purple coat of Kamala Harris and the ubiquitous shades of blue? Read more.
The Story Behind The Garment: FW1993-94 'Artisanal' dress by Maison Martin MargielaA very special garment has made its way into the MoMu Collection, thanks to Kristina De Coninck. The personal tale behind this object will be preserved as ‘oral history’ in the museum. Read more.
Face Masks: across the past centuries and towards the nextBecause face masks pepper the past centuries, a throw-back to several key points in their history will unfold various considerations of this object through time, and highlight its complexities as well as it potentialities. Read more.
And the MoMu Award Goes To...Each year, MoMu issues an award to one of the latest Fashion graduates from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts. This year, the award was given to Annemarie Saric, for her women's collection ‘Luxus Für Alle’. Read more.
The Story Behind The Garment: SS1992 White 'Caban' by Maison Martin MargielaA very special garment has made its way into the MoMu Collection, thanks to Annick Vandecappelle. The personal tale behind this object will be preserved as ‘oral history’ in the museum. Read more.
Coco Chanel's suit: The Legendary Chanel ArmourDuring the renovation of its own premises, MoMu is sticking to its promise to inspire elsewhere. A collection item has been sent to Palais Galliera, which launched its new exhibition ‘Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto’. Read more.