7 Belgian Fashion Designer Boutiques You Should Shop At

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Belgium is known for the Antwerp Design Academy, which produces many new designers brimming with innovation and diverse perspectives. Here are some key Belgian designers who should be on your radar.

Diane Von Fürstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg
PHOTO Diane von Furstenberg

The Belgian fashion designer, Diane von Fürstenberg, founded her line in 1972  has since become a global phenomenon. Styles are celebrated for their bold and creative approach to color and print, and all looks bring a sense of sensual femininity and sophistication. Fürstenberg is known for her iconic wrap dress, which can be found in the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her collection now offers many accessories to pair with outfits.

Olivier Strelli

Olivier Strelli
PHOTO Olivier Strelli

Olivier Strelli’s clothing brings about sophisticated confidence. The Belgian designer’s label focuses on the coexistence between casualwear and suits. Strelli aims to show men that fashion can be fun and stress-free. With effortless, chic, and fresh ideas, get ready to jetset in style, as your looks encompass the perfect cut with refined details.

Elvis Pompilio

Elvis Pompilio
PHOTO Elvis Pompilio

Elvis Pompilio has a specific piece of fashion in mind: hats. His work has even been shown in Dior and Valentino fashion shows. Pompilio’s hats can be worn for a variety of occasions, from avant-garde weddings to work in the office.

Dirk Bikkembergs

Dirk Bikkembergs
PHOTO Dirk Bikkembergs

This company is founded on couture heritage with the athletic world. A sense of masculinity is brought to most looks, and this line offers clothing for men, women, and children as well as an outerwear collection.

Sarah Pacini

Sarah Pacini
PHOTO Sarah Pacini

Sarah Pacini aims to capture the attention of women around the world with innovative and distinctive style. She believes clothing should reflect the soul. Many garments are knitwear, weaving colors that bring feminine vibes. Sarah Pacini continues to push the boundary, with high standards and minimalistic styles. After all, fashion is the art of life.

MAD, Home of Creators

MAD
PHOTO MAD

MAD is all about the future of design and fashion. It’s located in Brussels and is specifically designed to the uniqueness of everyone who wears its clothing. MAD invites you to participate in a global conversation about fashion and style, believing that what we wear is so much more than the individual person.

Jasna Rok

Jasna Rok
PHOTO Jasna Rok

Starting in 2016 with her FashTech design company, Jasna Rok combined advanced technologies with innovative fashion. She has made interactive collections such as “fashion on Brainwaves” and is known for her high-end work in how clothing meets the world of business. Rok is greatly inspired by how clothing will look in the future, and she believes the sky is the limit!

Amanda Dettmann

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Amanda is an avid traveler who calls Maine her home, but her favorite places include Amsterdam's Christmas markets and Shakespeare's Globe in London. She is passionate about poetry, theatre, and teaching writing to kids and adults with disabilities. She thinks the best part of traveling is hearing strangers' incredible stories. Her ultimate mission? To find the tastiest cappuccino in the world.

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