The ancient port city of Antwerp has seen a rapid surge among the ranks of global fashion hotspots, being awarded a worthy 9th place in the worldwide ranking of Fashion Capitals for 2013. And it's here to say, as the Belgian city has a rich history in fashion affairs, starting with cloth trading all those years ago and finishing with the formidable Antwerp Six that placed Antwerp on the trendiest of maps. The Fashion Department at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts is the main 'culprit' for this achievement, constantly producing noteworthy [...]
A small cosy village and at the same time a big city with everything you need. It’s quite rare to have so much diversity on such a small surface.
I love just walking everywhere in Antwerp because there's always something to admire.
The starting place for some of the coolest designers in the fashion world.