CULTURE

Photos: Watch the Birdie

A new exhibition in Antwerp explores the history of feathers in fashion


Alexander McQueen Fall 2009
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Alexander McQueen Fall 2009. Photo by Francois Nars.

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Hat trimming, cut and lacquered goose feather, 1920-1940. Photo courtesy of MoMu/Suzan Rylant.

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Dries Van Noten Fall 2013-2014. Photo by Bache Jespers.

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Folding fan, mount in ostrich feathers dyed in degrade, tortoiseshell sticks decorated with a crown and arms in platinum, diamonds, rubies and enamel, 1928. Photo by Stephen Mattues.

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Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2010-2011. Photo by Dan Lecca.

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Cleave, mixed media with crow feathers by Kate McGwire, 2012. Photo by Tessa Angus.