Ann Demeulemeester dark purple harem trousers with belt strap and front pleat — fall 2009

Size: 36

Waist (closed): 38 cm / 15 inch

Hips: 42 cm / 16.5 inch

Mid-thigh circumference: 44 cm / 17.32 inch

Outer leg length (belt to ankle): 112 cm / 44 inch



65% linen

35% cotton



Dark purple harem trousers

Dropped crotch

Needs to be closed by overlapping the front

This creates a sharp diagonal pleat

Adjustable belt strap at the waist to tighten it more

Can be worn with a paperbag waist

The excessive fabric at the top can be folded down over the belt strap

Inserted panel on the inside of the legs

Slit pocket on the back

Sweatshirt-style fabric


From the fall 2009 collection


Condition: 3/5

Regular wear with some fading



About Ann Demeulemeester

Biography: Step into the enigmatic world of Ann Demeulemeester, a Belgian fashion virtuoso born in Kortrijk in 1959. Graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp in 1981, Ann swiftly emerged as part of the renowned “Antwerp Six,” a group of avant-garde designers revolutionizing the fashion landscape. With a penchant for pushing boundaries, Demeulemeester’s journey from art student to iconic designer is a narrative steeped in creativity and rebellion.

Brand Aesthetic: Ann Demeulemeester’s eponymous brand is a symphony of dark romanticism and edgy minimalism. Each piece is a canvas, reflecting a sense of poetic rebellion and a celebration of individualism. The brand’s signature monochromatic palette is a playground for texture and silhouette experimentation, creating garments that are simultaneously ethereal and powerful. Demeulemeester’s designs exude a timeless elegance that challenges conventional fashion norms.

Fashion Inspirations: At the heart of Demeulemeester’s creations lies a marriage of contrasts. Her work draws inspiration from literature, art, and music, seamlessly blending opposing elements. From the decadent allure of the Victorian era to the raw energy of punk rock, Ann’s designs encapsulate a myriad of influences. The result? A collection that transcends trends, inviting wearers to embrace their inner maverick.

Explore Further: Dive deeper into Ann Demeulemeester’s world through insightful articles and features:

  1. The Guardian: Ann Demeulemeester – A Fashion Maverick
  2. Vogue: The Dark Magic of Ann Demeulemeester
  3. The Cut: Unraveling the Mystery of Ann Demeulemeester

Embark on a sartorial journey with Ann Demeulemeester, where fashion becomes a canvas for self-expression, and each piece tells a story of rebellion and elegance.

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Womens size