Walter Van Beirendonck

Fashion

rediscover the sex and humour in walter van beirendonck’s provocative archive

The radical Antwerp-based designer is selling a curated collection of pieces direct from his studio via Farfetch and House of Liza.
Steve Salter
7.4.19
Fashion

walter van beirendonck on the power, mystery and history of the mask

We spoke to the Belgian fashion icon about the exhibition he’s curated in Rotterdam that brings together Margiela, Basquiat and the tribal masks of Papua New Guinea.
Felix Petty
9.2.17
kanye west

from instagram to off white, we deep dive into fashion’s obsession with ikea

As Virgil Abloh becomes the latest designer to reimagine the FRAKTA bag, we look back on fashion’s fication with the Swedish company.
Wendy Syfret
6.8.17
Fashion

corporate cannibals: the first day of paris men's shows

​As the autumn/winter 17 men's collections made it to Paris, designers including Balenciaga and Valentino took on the suits that run the show.
Anders Christian Madsen
1.19.17
Culture

​energy flash: the rise and fall and lasting influence of the rave scene

Looking beyond rave’s traditional sites to trace its influence through fashion and art, from Mark Leckey to Walter Van Beirendonck.
Jeppe Ugelvig
6.24.16
Paris

walter van beirendonck's brutal beauty for spring/summer 17

The Belgian avant-garde provocateur poses riddling questions this season - combining innocence and darkness to try and understand the issues that affect us all.
i-D Staff
6.23.16
News

the products we would like to see walter van beirendonck design for ikea

The Antwerp Six designer has been tapped up by the Swedish furniture giant for a collection that will launch next year.
i-D Staff
5.15.15
Fashion

can fashion still have a political ambition?

Fashion has never been held accountable for politics, but we’re living in an age where bowing out of the conversation is no longer acceptable.
i-D Team
3.27.15
Music

beyond the swan: the most amazing looks from björk’s moma retrospective

From her Alexander McQueen designed wedding dress to her Academy Award for Best Swan, the ultimate Björk fashion moments are all represented at her new MoMA retrospective, opening this weekend.
Emily Manning
3.5.15
Culture

walter van beirendonck on his costumes for philip glass’ akhnaten

Walter Van Beirendonck walks like an Egyptian at the Antwerp Opera, creating beautiful costumes for a new production of Philip Glass' Akhnaten.
Oscar Heliani
2.16.15
FASHION WEEK

walter van beirendonck autumn/winter 15

The Belgian maestro pays homage to Charlie Hebdo, with a collection full of pop art, politics and butt plugs.
Felicity Kinsella
1.23.15
Art

four of our favourite fashion designers quiz jeff koons

Shiny, colourful, instant, addictive, linear, surface and fun! Life in plastic... it’s FANTASTIC!!! Especially if you happen to be Jeff Koons. We invited four fashion designers influenced and inspired by Jeff’s work to ask Jeff some questions of their...
Adam Fletcher
10.20.14