It’s 20 °C (68 °F) in Belgium, so people are getting in an early summer mood. BBQ’s are planned, terraces are packed and ice cream parlors make fortunes. And of course people dress alike. Summer dresses, shorts and…summer sandals.
Sandals don’t always have a stylish connotation but we’re sure you’ll want to strut around town in these beauties by Ferragamo. Ferragamo, that’s Italian! Hear Hear, we know, but who’s behind the shoe collection? Yes, a young Belgian designer called Joeri Van Yper. Read the rest of this entry »
We know him as the most extravagant designer among ‘The Antwerp Six’ with his colourful and shocking collections, and as director of the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Yes, we are talking about Walter Van Beirendonck. At the moment the Antwerp fashion museum Momu presents an exhibition around Walter’s inspiring work. Read the rest of this entry »
Belgium has some great restaurants and we actually have a “dining out-culture”. We love going to restaurants and having good food with friends. But for some years (we cannot speak of a trend anymore), people love having friends over for dinner. No more parking troubles, no more traffic jams, no more discussion about who will not be drinking,… People even invite chefs at their own home who prepares everything and even does the dishes. But where’s the fun when you don’t have people raving over your excellent cooking skills? Read the rest of this entry »