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Walter Van Beirendonck

Paula Alaszkiewicz

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Designer Biography

Véronique Branquinho

Alessandro Esculapio

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Designer Biography

Ann Demeulemeester

Elizabeth Kutesko

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Designer Biography

Dries Van Noten

Sandra J. Ley

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Designer Biography

Raf Simons

Else Skjold

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Article

Raf Simons (born 1968) is a Belgian fashion designer educated as an industrial designer in Ghent, who belongs to the second generation of Belgian fashion designers to come after the Antwerp Six. Simons is a key figure in Belgian minimalism, although he departed from an avant-garde approach to fashion. The year 2000 was a turning point in his career: he restructured his own brand and started collaborating with Fred Perry and Adidas, and began working in the fashion luxury sector, first as creative

Global Influences: Challenging Western Traditions

Bonnie English

Source: Japanese Fashion Designers. The Work and Influence of Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo 2011

Book chapter

The Maison Margiela teamThe designers that we most admire are ‘those with an authentic approach to their work.’

Belgium

Karlijn Bronselaer

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. West Europe 2010

Encyclopedia entry

Belgium played a vital role in the industrialization of the European textile industry. Belgian society changed very quickly due to industrialization during the first half of the nineteenth century. From about the 1820s on the fashionable silhouette in West Europe was the hourglass. Although the average Belgian had neither time nor money for fashion, improved production methods and sewing machines made corsets more affordable. Later, the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil movement (ca. 1890–1920), with its

Margiela, Martin*

Kaat Debo and Linda Loppa

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

Encyclopedia entry

Belgian Fashion

Kaat Debo and Linda Loppa

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

Encyclopedia entry

Prior to the 1980s, there was in fact no Belgian fashion. One precursor of the 1980s generation, however, was Ann Salens, an Antwerp designer who for a short time in the 1960s generated international furor and is an important point of reference for Belgian designers. Her extravagant, brilliantly colored dresses and wigs in artificial silk, her flamboyant lifestyle, risqué fashion shows, and happenings at unusual locations earned her the title of “Belgian Fashion’s Bird of Paradise.”

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Demeulemeester, Ann

Kaat Debo and Linda Loppa

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

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Motion was a leitmotif throughout Demeulemeester’s work. The challenge of gravity, a force that allows apparel to appear to be in motion even when its wearer is standing still, was technically explored in ever new applications, season after season. One symbol of this investigation was the feathers that reappeared in each new collection in the form of necklaces or jewelry, chosen for their beauty and natural perfection.

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