Art meets fashion

Art meets fashion – Daniel Von Weinberger, necklace exhibition

Art meets fashion in Maasmechelen Village. From 25 October until 25 November 2016, guests have the chance to discover 26 unique necklaces, designed by Daniel Von Weinberger. In the windows of 26 boutiques, a little black dress is been decorated with an exclusive piece of art. Enjoy a distinctive shopping experience alongside the ‘art boulevard’ in the Village.

Who is Daniel Von Weinberger?
Daniel Von Weinberger (b. Antwerp, 1950) has a varied and wide education in the art of goldsmithing, fashion, theatrical design and enameling. His intricate, unusual and bespoke designs have been exhibited all over the world to the delight of the world press. His jewelry are extravagant and composed of an assortment materials including plastic toys; beads; glass shards and ribbon. He draws inspiration from the intangible, bringing his ideas to life in his designs.

“Art is when you are touched. Something has to happen. I’m sorry, but when I look at the art world now, I hardly feel anything there. It’s completely commercial and there’s no emotion anymore. What I do is for people to wear and enjoy.”
(Von Weinberger, 2014)

Why the Little Black Dress (LBD)?
The Little Black Dress or ‘LBD’ has been a permanent fixture in fashion for the last Century.
Known in many forms, whether short, long, casual or formal - the LBD is an enduring piece in many glamourous women’s wardrobes. The black dress is a catwalk staple, whether it be through sumptuous eveningwear or paired down day wear, it is a piece that can be dressed up or down whatever the feeling...

Walk alongside the ‘art boulevard’ in Maasmechelen Village.

  • ba&Sh
  • Sandro    
  • Sarah Pacini    
  • Scapa    
  • Stijn Helsen    
  • Versace    
  • TWIN-SET Simona Barbieri
  • Exclusive Brands
  • Guess
  • LIU.JO
  • 7 For All Mankind
  • Marlies Dekkers
  • SuperTrash
  • McGregor
  • Wolford
  • River Woods
  • Neuville
  • Essentiel
  • Scotch & Soda
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Hackett
  • Pepe Jeans
  • Calvin Klein Jeans
  • Calvin Klein Underwear
  • McGregor
  • Rodania & Co