Our thoughts about art, pure beauty and life.

Better World, Better Me

And who am I to disagree? Thank you Mark Titchner, for creating this art work that has inspired me ever…

Time Traveler by Lyla June

In this music video, spoken-word artist Lyla June offers a poetic reflection on time and the wisdom needed to care…

Museum In Antwerp Proudly Flies Rainbow Flags

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp Photo by Fille Roelants As a reaction to the new anti- LGBTQ+ laws in…

This Is How it All Started

Tonight is the (digital) show of the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, including the 2021…

Proudly presenting our new Ambassador: Hannelore Knuts

We're very happy to announce the new Ambassador for beauty without irony: top model, health consultant and all around nice…

Arts Thread x BFBW is live now- please join!

Are you an art school student or recent graduate and up for an exciting challenge? Then here's your chance! Beauty…

IG Talk on Vogue Italia with Sara Sozzani Maino

On May 11th, our founder and creative director Ninette had a conversation with Sara Sozzani Maino, deputy editor in chief…

Pandemic Highlights Urgency Of Mental Health

“It is now crystal clear that mental health needs must be treated as a core element of our response to…

Reasons To Be Cheerful By David Byrne

We often have the feeling that the media prefer to present bad news (clicks!) instead of the good. Is there…

Reach For The Sun

Waking up every morning, many of us will rush into the day, constantly checking notifications or crossing things off our…

Smiley Knows!

Let’s face it: the pandemic has been a real pain in the rear-end for a lot of us. It has…

You Are My Angel

This must be about the most beautiful alternative to a fashion show I have seen so far, with models and…

Why Creativity Can Heal During Challenging Times

“Art is a wound turned into light,” said the 20th century French painter, Georges Braque. Words that so accurately resonate…

Hank Trout On Beauty

Some kind of beauty dwarfs you and makes you feel like an ant next to it. – Andy Warhol            …

‘This Now’ by Emily McDonald and Kai-Isaiah Jamal

This is undoubtedly one of the most gorgeous videos we've seen so far about the lockdowns, as seen through the…

‘The Quarantaine Days’, crowdsourced by Mert Alas

A photographer/artist who we admire a lot is Mert Alas, one half of the iconic duo Mert & Marcus. This…

This is what 2020 looked like for i-D Magazine readers

Normally at this time of year, i-D Magazine reaches out to a handful of photographers and regular contributors and asks…

Obudu Mountain Pool in Nigeria

In Obudu Mountain there is so much to come across and there are several waterfalls to see. They have the…

Every email is a present

We pre-started our project ‘Beauty for a Better World′ back in July and meanwhile new photos and videos are arriving…

Optimism and beauty will save the world

Photo: Charlie De Keersmaecker There are people that can turn every heartbreaking event of their life into an act of…

SCHÖN Magazine and Domen/Vandevelde support BFBW

SCHÖN Magazine has published a wonderful photoshoot by Belgian photographers Domen/Vandevelde and an interview with trans model Mierijn to help…

Takashi Murakami: Cherry Blossoms and Pandas (2020)

Gagosian just kicked off its second season of Artist Spotlight — an ongoing digital series that highlights a single artist from…

Yayoi Kusama has written a poem to the coronavirus

There are many things these days that we'd like to say to Miss Rona: from "Why now" to "When will you…

Should culture go digital?

The current pandemic has made people more aware of the walls that surround them at home: people can’t wait to…