Boutiques

Belgium

Coccodrillo

Antwerp, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Church’s, Gianvito Rossi, Tabitha Simmons, Ann Demeulemeester, A.F.Vandevorst, Maison Margiela, Weber Hodel Feder.

About the store:

Martin Margiela’s shoe line was one of the first labels that Geert Bruloot and Eddy Michiels bought - just before the young Belgian designer began at Jean Paul Gaultier. The pair’s eye for unique, unknown talent has turned their shoe store into a haven for creativity and interesting design.

Cube Menswear

Gent, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared², Givenchy, Lanvin, Neil Barrett, Ermanno Scervino

About the store:

‘Fashion fades, style remains’ is the mantra here. Guy Mortier has turned a 19th-century mansion into a lavish yet elegant boutique, decked out in stained oak, leather and brass and seducing customers with a collection that focuses on both function and luxury.

Francis Ferent

Brussels, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Marc By Marc Jacobs, Helmut Lang, Vanessa Bruno, Pierre Balmain

About the store:

This self-proclaimed ‘luxurious and conceptual universe’ boasts four stores split between Brussels and the Belgian coast. The boutiques showcase premium labels against a backdrop of polished concrete floors and angular, stainless steel and glass furniture - but this stark design belies the warm service.

Irina Kha

Liege, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Lanvin, Marni, Balmain, Ann Demeulemeester, Haider Ackermann, Proenza Schouler, Cedric Charlier, Phillip Lim, DSQUARED2, Etro, Moncler

About the store:

‘Luxury, calm and voluptuousness' are the key words here. The boutique is decked out in precious woods, brushed metal and cool concrete and prides itself on its precise and rigorous buying process that brings in the must-have pieces from the biggest names in luxury fashion.

Jeurissen

Hasselt, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Marc by Marc Jacobs , Peter Pilotto, Kenzo , MSGM, Filles à Papa , Alice and Olivia, IRIE, Armani Collezioni

About the store:

Jeurissen's selection is a considered combination of comfortable everyday pieces and elegant party attire, all spread over three spacious floors designed by the famous Belgian architecture duo Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem. Their eye for upcoming design talent and creative collections, ensures a covetable assortment of fresh and inspiring pieces each season.

Katheleys Vintage

Verviers, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Chanel Vintage, YSL Vintage, Dior Vintage, Hermès Vintage, special pieces of high quality.

About the store:

Katheley’s is dedicated to the world of collectible and vintage luxury fashion and attracts designers, stylists and celebrities from around the world in their search for beautiful, unique pieces, combined with personal, knowledgeable service from the founder, Catherine Lecomte.

-Renaissance-

Antwerp, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Valentino, Balmain, Reed Krakoff, Proenza Schouler, Peter Pilotto, Victoria Beckham, Jay Ahr, Ashish, Kenzo, Acne, Helmut Lang, Cédric Charlier, Alexander Wang, Blk Dnm, MSGM, Aquazzura, Sophia Webster, Vince, Marc Jacobs, Toreau, Repossi, Shourouk, Maison Michel

About the store:

Housed in the esteemed ModeNatie building, Renaissance reflects cosmopolitan living at its best, incorporating sweeping lines, monochrome decor, high-fashion and fine dining. It offers a diverse aesthetic range of hand-picked items, from LA avant-garde, to Parisian prêt-à-porter, to Italian evening wear.

Rewind

Gent, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Damir Doma, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Cedric Jacquemyn, Lost&Found, Ma_Julius, Cinzia Araia, Avelon, Carven, Won Hundred, 7d, Libertine-Libertine, Norwegian Rain.

About the store:

Rewind B.L.C.K. offers an unconventional way of viewing contemporary fashion. Located in the basement space of Rewind Men, this Scandi-minimalist designed shop breathes its own atypical avant-garde atmosphere, bringing high-end underground fashion to the historic city of Gent.

Rio Store

Gent, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Proenza Schouler, Reed Krakoff, Stella McCartney, Marni, Repossi, Valentino, Maison Michel

About the store:

Christina De Kerpel opened her accessories store following a career as a model. The high-end pieces and plush interior designed by Glenn Sestig reflect her cosmopolitan style, while incorporating subtle references to her Brazilian roots.

SN3

Antwerp, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Gucci, Tom Ford, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Balmain, Isabel Marant, Olivier Theyskens, Etro, Stella McCartney

About the store:

With a floor space measuring an impressive 1,000 sq m, SN3 is home to Chanel and Prada standalone concessions, as well as a carefully sourced multibrand collection. The boutique prides itself on its personal service and offers private styling appointments and exclusive viewings.