Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,
VISITFLANDERS.

Walter Van Beirendonck - ©Natalie Hegert

Walter Van Beirendonck is a Flemish fashion designer, who graduated from the Fashion Academy Antwerp in 1980.

Together with Dirk Van Saene, Dries Van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester, Marina Yee and Dirk Bikkembergs, he became known as one of the Antwerp Six.

Since 1983, he issues his own collections. They are inspired by the visual arts, literature, nature and ethnic influences. His unusual color combinations and a strong graphic influence are characteristic for his collections. He also designed the costumes for the U2 'Popmart tour' in 1997.

Walter Van Beirendonck received the honorary title of 'Cultural Ambassador of Flanders' in 1999. Today he is the artistic director of Scapa Sports and the head of the Fashion Academy Antwerp.

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