Tim Coppens started his own label in New York in 2011. He grew up in Belgium and graduated in Belgium at the Fashion Department of the Antwerp Academy in 1998. He worked for several luxury and sportswear brands such as Ralph Lauren and Adidas before he created his own collection. Veerle Windels talks with him about the start of his own label and his new function as the creative director of Under Armour Sportswear.
Geert Bruloot and Tom Palmaerts
Retail pioneer Geert Bruloot set up kids clothing label Cocodrillo and boutiques Louis. He also curates exhibitions and strongly believes in Belgian fashion. Tom Palmaerts is a trendwachter, futurist and one of the business partners of Trendwolves. They talk with Jasmijn Verlinden about the future of retail.