Belgique Mode: Three Belgian Luxury Brands Worth Investing in

These Eastern European fashion houses create stunning pieces that are perfect for your closet.

Parisian and Italian houses have ruled the fashion industry for the longest time. The likes of Dior, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Chanel come to mind whenever the topic of fashion comes into the conversation. But hidden in the eastern hemisphere of Europe are luxury fashion brands that deserve a spot in your wardrobe. 

Belgian fashion houses have been around for quite some time, yet only a few appreciate them. Having their distinct design aesthetic and design intelligence, Belgian luxury brands are worth buying and investing in. These Easter European brands would bring your style to another level—elevating your taste as a fashion enthusiast and a probable trendsetter. 

READ ALSO: Artistry And Style: When A Luxury Brand And An Auction House Team Up For Charity

Dries Van Noten

The eponymous fashion house founded in 1986 is known for its use of luxurious fabrics and intricate designs. The fashion house specializes in integrating the designer’s Eastern European roots into a variety of colorful patterns appliqued to create jaw-dropping designs. Wearing a Dries Van Noten piece is like wearing wearable art. 

Loose fit blazer and pants in viscose with 'Bleached Florals' print Dries Van Noten
Loose fit blazer and pants in viscose with ‘Bleached Florals’ print/Photo via Dries Van Noten website

Ann Demeulemeester

A namesake label founded in 1985, Ann Demeulemeester—is a product of Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Her brand creates dark but elegant designs—juxtaposing the elegant tailoring with the glamorously dark design identity. Clothes from the label are perfect transition pieces used day and night. 

Valerie Straight Jumpsuit Ann Demeulemeester
Valerie Straight Jumpsuit/Photo via Ann Demeulemeester website


A brand older than the Kingdom of Belgium itself, Delvaux is the understated leather bag to go for. The oldest fine leather house in the world is known for its minimalistic designs and understated sophistication. Established in 1829 and still going strong today, the brand evolves with time while continuously creating timeless pieces. 

L'XXL in Dream Calf/Delvaux
L’XXL in Dream Calf/Photo via Delvaux website

Banner photo by Agatha Romero, photo via Dries Van Noten, Ann Demuelemeester, and Delvaux websites.

Shop for LIFESTYLE ASIA’S magazines through these platforms.
Download LIFESTYLE ASIA’s digital magazines from:
Subscribe via [email protected]