Walter Van Beirendonck is one of fashion’s true mavericks. Graduating from Belgium’s Royal Arts Academy in 1980, he was one of the illustrious ‘Antwerp Six’ – alongside Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, Ann Demeulemeester, Marina Yee and Dirk Van Saene (his partner of 30 years) – who together disseminated a radical new aesthetic and placed Antwerp firmly on the fashion map.

Now the Antwerp Fashion Museum (MoMu) is celebrating the 54-year-old designer’s three decades at the cutting edge with the first ever large-scale retrospective of his work, entitled ‘Dream the World Awake’.

Find more about the last fashion maverick in the last Issue of Wallpaper Magazine



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