The Antwerp Fashion Museum (MoMu) is currently showing the first big solo retrospective of fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck entitled “Dream the World Awake”, it will run until February 2.
The exhibition shows Walter’s work of three decades, reveals his sources of inspiration and investigates central topics of his designs. It also features a collaborative project between Walter, photographer Nick Knight and stylist Simon Foxton, who together have worked on a fashion film, which presents some sort of “best of” of the designer’s work, as well as on a huge photomontage (detail on top), which seems to be one of the highlights of the exhibition (you can watch the video below and scroll through the whole image on SHOWstudio). It will appear as a retrospective editorial in the Autumn/Winter issue of GQ Style.
MuMa also has digitalized all videos of Walter’s past collections and will post two of them every week on this page.
Below, is the runway show of the W< Winter 1996/1997 collection “Wonderland”.