Capital of the Dutch speaking Flanders province, Antwerp is home to some of the greatest Flemish painters and some of the rising fashion stars of today.Antwerp’s central station sets the tone for a fairly luxurious city with a wide range of fashion outlets and museums.
inside Art Nouveau buildings are rows upon rows of nearly every fashion brand name.Fanciest Urban Outfitters I’ve ever seen.The importance of fashion in Antwerp is due to the large fashion student population and prestigious design collegesThere are tons of shopping stores, one of which even had a live band. Antwerp is the type of city to have a store on lomography next door to a pop up restaurant.The downtown retains much of its original Flemish styleGrote Markt, the well preserved city center hosts a beautiful cathedral.
The influence of the Royal Art Academy is seen on every street corner.Also was able to try out an official Belgian waffle, which was ncredibly sugary and delicious.Antwerp is a city that successfully harmonizes its classical facade with a cosmopolitan atmosphere.The vibe of Antwerp is one of well dressed young hipsters alongside sports cars and hip cafes. Antwerp is definitely one of the trendiest and most livable spots in Europe