Bernhard Willhelm Het Totaal Rappel at the MoMu in Antwerp

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I visited Bernhard’s exhibition at the MoMu on my last day in Antwerp. I highly recommend it and you have until 27 January to see it. It is well worth the trip.

The film is by Freudenthal/Verhagen and was made for Bernhard Willhelm. It’s great to watch the faces sing while standing in front of it, in a way it feels like a hologram.

Bernhard did this piece for Bjork and the photo is from his last men’s wear presentation



Ever since the creation of his own brand in 1999 (in association with Jutta Kraus), the young man, born 33 years ago in Ulm (Wurtemberg), has created a fantastically beautiful and completely-off-the-wall universe. Bernhard Willhelm started with womenswear, a collection that premiered at the Paris fashion shows in March 1999. He created his first samples for menswear in October 2000, which he wouldn’t showcase until January 2003 within the Menswear Fashion Week.
In 1998, graduating from the Royal Academy of Antwerp, Bernhard Willhelm passed from being assistant to Walter Van Beirendonck, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Dirk Bikkembergs. In September 2002, he settled in Paris. Parallel to his collections, from 2002 to 2004, he’s successfully directed the italian house of Capucci where he launched their first Pr

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.