The funny figures from artist Axel Claes give a twist to the necessary road works in our neighbourhood, they give us the chance to look at the inconveniences in a light-hearted way. We want to say to our customers and visitors: don’t let these works stop you, on the contrary, come by and enjoy at the same time these absurd images in downtown Dansaert!
Downtown Dansaert Together shows that the merchants of the Dansaert district have a heart for each other, but especially for their products and their customers. Take a virtual look behind the closed doors: choose and approve, order and make an appointment for a collection or home delivery. In addition to this, every week you can win a voucher of 100 € that you can spend in one of the participating stores. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook and you will find out all about it.
We'll get through this, Together!
During Fashion Week, you will be able to discover more than 100 Belgian brands in 26 different boutiques, from big brands to more experimental beginners, from outerwear and underwear to accessories and jewelry, new or second-hand to hand-made.
With Downtown Dansaert Unlocked we bring you an overview of all merchants of the Dansaert neighborhood who found a creative way to continue to serve you during corona times.
Take a look at our different online stores, find out who delivers to your home or visit the shops that are open and welcome you at a safe distance. Of course you can be assured that we offer you the same high-quality products, the same personal service and in these difficult times even a little extra.
Ahlem is a concierge at the famous Hotel Amigo whose history is inextricably intertwined with that of Brussels. She enjoys sharing her passion for fashion and design with visitors to the hotel so that they can easily find their way to the wonderful boutiques in our neighborhood.
MAD, the Brussels platform for fashion and design presents UNcovered: Brussels based fashion photographer and director, Pierre Debusschere’s most personal project to date. The UNcovered exhibition is his first extensive exhibition that includes a preview of a new film and 90 unpublished photographs: a series of images in which the body is used as a pictorial and emotional material.
Didier Vervaeren is an extraordinary character and a known face in the Dansaert area. "Vis ma vie Vis ma Vue" is how he describes his constant globetrotting and scene spotting in the world of fashion, art and design. So take a look and live his life...
Designer Klaartje Busselot (kiiv) was inspired by the Dansaert neighbourhood for a new line of soft pillows. She describes the 'feel of Dansaert' as a mix between Scandinavian design and African prints. Right now, on display at Mok. Rue Dansaert, 196.
A Suivre organised an impressive catwalk in their Dansaert store with pieces from their own collection, modelled by and combined with lingerie from the girls of Dunderwear, hair by the boys from Färg, who also both walked the show, make-up by Labelchic, drinks by Vylmer and vegetarian appetizers by Oficina. A Dansaert collaboration to which we proudly raise our glass!
Nica Broucke has an eye for new trends, be it in art, fashion and design, music and dance, food and drink. Moreover she has inquisitive eyes! This helps her as a journalist to gather the latest news which she will generously scatter around in newspapers and magazines, at mundane parties or face to face over a cup of coffee. The Dansaert area has no more secrets for her, and neither will it for you after you follow her trail.
Linda Waesberge is not only the early bird around (each day before 7am a ‘Brussels today” photograph appears on her Facebook page, taken from her apartment in the heart of the Dansaert area), she flutters like a colorful, cheerful butterfly through the streets around Place Ste Catherine, eyes and ears wide open to everything new, beautiful or valuable.
Take her along when you visit the area, as a guide, as a personal shopper or just as a cozy buddy and you will go home with a bag full of unique treasures and a big smile on your face. Today, she shares with us some of her treasured spots!