Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Spring 2016

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Spring 2016

Walter Van Beirendonck chose an “electric eye” theme for his spring collection with – as is the Belgian maverick’s custom – many surprising twists.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Fall 2015

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Fall 2015

The designer opened his fall collection with models sporting see-through tops emblazoned with phrases such as “Stop Terrorising Our World.”

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Spring 2015

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Walter Van Beirendonck’s spring collection was a kaleidoscope of colors, prints and textures.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Fall 2014

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Fall 2014

The Belgian fashion maverick’s collection was bursting with color, plus an eclectic mix of patterns and textures.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Spring 2014

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Spring 2014

The designer was a master of trompe l’oeil for his spring collection with a “home sweet home” theme.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Fall 2013

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Fall 2013

Having just completed a short stint as a costume designer at the Opéra Garnier in Paris, the Belgian fashion maverick flexed his theatrical muscles.

Backstage at Walter Van Beirendonck Fall 2013

Backstage at Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s Fall 2013

WWD went behind the scenes at the fall show.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Spring 2013

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Spring 2013

There were terrific cotton piqué bib-front shirts and proper retro looking dinner jackets in dark tartan, crisp white and flowery lame fabrics.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Fall 2012

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Fall 2012

The Belgian fashion renegade started out with well-crafted, sartorial looks in bold colors and plaids.

Walter Van Beirendonck Men's RTW Spring 2012

Walter Van Beirendonck Men’s RTW Spring 2012

The designer produced a mostly tame and tailored collection with a Fifties suburban-dad twist and tribal touches.