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Hatje Cantz

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 250 pgs / 240 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 45   

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HATJE CANTZ

The Belgians

An Unexpected Fashion Story

Text by Nele Bernheim, Lut Clincke, Laurent Dombrowicz, Agnes Goyvaerts, Siska Lyssens, Veerle Windels, Oscar Van den Boogaard, Karen Van Godtsenhoven.

Featured image is reproduced from <i>The Belgians</i>.

For the truly fashionable: three decades of the Belgian fashion avant-garde

Surreal, avant-garde and explicit are three keywords that are commonly associated with Belgian fashion. This exhibition catalogue gives a unique historic overview of Belgian fashion, starting with the legendary Antwerp Six--including Dries van Noten, Walter Van Beirendonck and Ann Demeulemeester--and leading up to the individualistic creations of Martin Margiela, A.F. Vandevorst and Raf Simons. The catalogue also highlights the work of several influential players in various fashion and art disciplines. Additionally, it touches upon the importance of the fashion academies, especially the Antwerp Academy and La Cambre in Brussels, and documents emerging talent such as Jean-Paul Lespagnard and Christian Wijnants.

Featured image is reproduced from The Belgians.

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Joanna Nikas

...A look at [Raf] Simon's background and the impact that the Antwerp Academy and other Belgian designers like the Antwerp Six had on the [fashion] industry.

The Belgians

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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 9/13/2015

The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story

The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story: Véronique Leroy

This week, as the fashion world takes over New York City, we recommend The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story, published by Hatje Cantz and featuring everyone from A. F. Vandevorst to Dries Van Noten to Raf Simons, Ann Demeulemeester, Jean-Paul Lespagnard, Olivier Theyskens, Ann Salens and Véronique Leroy, whose work is captured here in a 1994 feature from The Face, styled by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and captioned "Well basically basuco is coke mixed with kerosene." Indeed! continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 9/12/2015

The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story

The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story

This week's coolest new release may be The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story, published by Hatje Cantz just in time for New York Fashion Week. In her essay on the school of "grandfather of the avant-garde" Martin Margiela, Anne-Françoise Moyson writes, "With Margiela, everything was the subject of an experiment: the clothes, the fashion show, the invitations, the refusal to give face-to-face interviews unless they were in writing, or by mail and in capitals. But nothing was ever conceptual at Maison Martin Margiela; the word was anathema. The only and absolute requirement was that fashion should be approached as an applied art." Featured image is from Margiela's Fall/Winter 1996-97 campaign. continue to blog


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