His showroom remains in Antwerp rather than a major fashion capital like Paris or London.
Other cities featured on the top ten list include Los Angeles, Barcelona, Berlin, Antwerp, Sydney, Rome, and Shanghai.
Van Noten was born in 1958 in Antwerp to parents involved in fashion and retail.
In 1598, when twenty-one years old, Rubens was admitted to the guild of painters in Antwerp.
This force had seen a bit of action in the attempt to save Antwerp.
In Belgium the city giant is still carried in procession in Antwerp, Douai, and other towns.
Typical of these is Joos van Cleef, of Antwerp, who died in 1540.
The same tone of extreme laudation is kept up in a short and hurried letter sent back to Battus from Antwerp on his way home.
At Antwerp he was well received, and the money he had lost was more than made good to him.
In 1531, as we have seen, Martin Lempereur was working for him at Antwerp.