A.F. Vandevorst

Belgian husband-wife team An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx launched their first collection in Paris in 1998 after graduating from the Fashion School of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. The pair are known for their deft contrasts in fabrics, textures and colors, often layering silky lingerie-inspired pieces with tailored jackets, reworked white cotton button-downs or dramatic capes.


May 28th 2015

The Belgians An Unexpected Fashion Story

The Belgians An Unexpected Fashion Story is an exhibition at The Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels, Belgium. The exhibition gives a unique historic overview of the DNA of Belgian fashion, starting with the legendary Antwerp Six (including Dries van Noten, Walter Van Beirendonck and Ann Demeulemeester) and working up to the individualistic creations of Martin…

April 2nd 2015

4 Highlights From Fashion Month

#1 GARETH PUGH, 21/02/15 LONDON This season, Gareth Pugh returned to the London Fashion Week schedule, after seven years in Paris. Coinciding with a retrospective at London’s Galeria Melissa in Covent Garden celebrating 10 years of his eponymous label, his Autumn Winter 2015 show featured a spectacle of silhouettes, furs, metallics, sequins, leathers and billowing silks. Matthew Stone’s…

December 5th 2014

A.F. Vandevorst Unveil World's Most Expensive Shoes

A.F. Vandevorst, the Antwerp-based luxury designer fashion label, presented a pair of diamond ankle boots valued at $3.2 million during the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong earlier this week. The diamond boots project is a result of collaboration between A.F.Vandevorst, Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), Flanders Fashion Institute and Diarough/UNI-Design. Created in a…