Luxury brand Delvaux unveils new global retail concept

Luxury accessories label Delvaux has unveiled a global flagship store in Brussels’ Galerie de la Reine, the historical shopping arcade inaugurated in 1837 as part of the Belgian capital’s Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. With interiors conceived by Luxembourg-based artists Martine Feipel and Jean Bechameil in collaboration with Milanese architectural practice Vudafieri...

Gutsy Graphics: how to make it in the T-shirt business

Launched in May 2013, Gutsy Graphics is an independent clothing label hailing from Belgium that has adopted the emblazoned men’s T-shirt as its garment of choice. Although it is undeniable that there is already a long (and growing) list of brands driven by the same product focus (and all attempting...

The most beautiful homes in the world: House Gepo, Belgium, by Open Y Office

Belgian architecture practice Open Y Office has recently completed the House Gepo in Wijgmaal, Belgium, a contemporary country cottage that uses contrasting materials to establish a separation between private and public areas while creating an elegant and calming home. The perception of contrasting spaces begins when looking at the house...

Jean-Paul Knott Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

As fashion label Jean-Paul Knott’s menswear collection for Spring/Summer 2013 (which was shown during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in June 2012) is about to become available in stores worldwide, I decided to look into the background of the brand and how it evolved to produce its latest range of men’s...

Kris Van Assche Designs Exclusive Tuxedo for thecorner.com

Kris Van Assche has designed an exclusive tuxedo for online retailer thecorner.com to be available from the end of November 2012 and ready for the holiday season. Reinterpreted with a sportswear touch, the tuxedo consists of a navy blue two-button jacket with a contrasting black satin collar and waistline darts...

Glenn Martens Debut Womenswear Collection for Autumn/Winter 2012

Originating from Bruges, in Belgium, Glenn Martens studied Fashion at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Upon graduating top of his class in 2008, he moved to Paris after being recruited by Jean Paul Gaultier’s team to work as junior designer for the women’s pre-collection and for the...