Saturday October 21, 2017 > Sunday April 15, 2018
Reflection by Jean-Paul Lespagnard
A unique exhibition presented in the bold style of Jean-Paul Lespagnard!
How do contemporary artworks (Wim Delvoye, Jan Fabre, Mehdi-Georges Lalou), objects from popular culture (Delft pottery, MannekenPis) and designer items from the Museum's collections (Olivier Theyskens, Courrèges) influence the designer's work? A true look at fashion and inspiration.
This exhibition plunges you into the creative brain of Jean-Paul Lespagnard. It will then be your turn to have a go by designing a virtual scarf that reflects your own world.
A new permanent space
Over the centuries, Brussels lace has garnered international renown, even in the grandest European courts. The Lace Room tells visitors about the history and manufacture of this unique textile.
Carine Gilson is the "haute-couture" patron of the Lace Room. An item from her latest collection is always on show in the Lace Room.
Saturday October 21, 2017 > Sunday January 7, 2018
Textile Box : Esquisse
by La Cambre, Design Textile Workshop
Students working for a Master's degree from the Design Textile Workshop of La Cambre have worked with the Cité Internationale de la Mode et de la Dentelle in Calais, which has generously supplied a rare Leavers lace pattern loom and tulle experts. This collective endeavour presents experiments with lace created as a group using this 19th century craft as well as items in Raschel lace, taken from Salomé Corvalan's graduate project.
By Florence Boivin , Amandine Brun, Estelle Chatelin, Salomé Corvalan, Nicolas Guignon, Weronika Mospan, Mathilde Pecqueur