Brussels

Yelena, Brussels

2011-03-yelena

35, Founder of Caravan Cultura

Shirt: Gherardini
Skirt: Nell & Me
Coat: Sarah Pacini
Shoes: Ash
Hat: De Bijenkorf

»Fashion in Brussels oscillates spatially and culturally between two different poles. On the one hand there are the Flemish and French references, but on the other there are the clear silhouettes and dark colours of the Flemish Old Masters combined with elements of Surrealism.«

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Rhan, Brussels

2011-03-rhan

42, Actor

Shirt: Co-Hand
Suit: Vintage
Boots: Miu Miu
Ring: Isabelle Lenfant

»A lot of good things come from Belgium. We are pretty avant-garde. But those who are really good don’t stay here, they move to Paris.«

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Cas, Brussels

2011-03-cas

26, Event Technician

Shirt, Pants, Cardigan & Jacket: Vintage
Shoes: Episode

»I come from Antwerp, which is famous for its fashion scene. Brussels may not be a particularly fashion-conscious city, but it is much more metropolitan.«

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Lena, Brussels

2011-03-lena

26, Shop Assistant

Blouse & Trousers: COS
Cardigan: Opening Ceremony
Shoes: Dries van Noten
Necklace: Colourette
Watch: Casio

»Brussels is no fashion metropolis, but there’s an interesting underground scene.«

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Aude, Brussels

2011-03-aude

29, Owner of Hunting and Collecting

Shirt & Skirt: Carven
Shoes: Dries van Noten
Stockings: H&M
Earrings: Arielle de Pinto

»Fashion in Brussels is mainly dominated by high street labels and vintage. The buying power isn’t enormous in our area but luckily we get plenty of tourists in Hunting and Collecting.«

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Marie, Brussels

2011-03-marie

27, Jewellery Designer

Dress & Tights: H&M
Jacket & Shoes: Vintage
Bag: Cecil
Ring: Artamonoff

»Brussels is developing. Shops like Hunting and Collecting have opened recently, that’s a good sign.«

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Samuel, Brussels

2011-03-samuel

25, Art Director

Shirt: Suit
Jacket: Celio
Pants: Carhartt
Shoes: Nike
Hat: Brixton
Glasses: Cheap Monday

»Brussels isn’t particularly fashionable, but nevertheless very multicultural and tolerant.«

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James, Brussels

2011-03-james

27, English Teacher

Shirt: Zara
Jacket: C&A
Pants: Diesel
Shoes: Puma
Hat: Noa Noa
Glasses: Bruch + Deichmann
Bag: Give it Bag
Bike: Koga

»Brussels is very individualistic. You have the absolute freedom to wear whatever you want to.«

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Melika, Brussels

2011-03-melika

25, Multimedia Design Student

Dress: 3Suisses Vintage
Sweater & Tights: H&M
Shoes: Doc Martens
Necklace: Gift

»I like the variety here – there are so many different cultures and that’s what enriches life in the city.«

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Déborah, Brussels

2011-03-deborah

25, Student Graphic Design

Blouse: Sandrina Fasoli
Dress: Kris van Assche
Leggings: COS
Jacket: Vintage
Sandals: Miu Miu

»I like Belgian design. Especially Sandrina Fasoli and Dries van Noten.«

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Vincent, Brussels

2011-03-vincent

36, PR Manager

Shirt: Gitman Vintage
Jacket: Fred Perry
Tie & Pants: Bellerose
Shoes: Swear
Watch: Swatch
Glasses: Paul Smith

»There are quite a few designer talents and a few great vintage shops here. Also really interesting is the small but great Rockabilly community.«

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Isabelle, Brussels

2011-03-isabelle

35, Owner of Isabelle Bajart

Outfit:  Vintage

»In the Rue des Chartreux where I have my shop all the businesses are owner-run and everyone puts everything they have into their shop. That has a really positive effect.«

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