Fashion: Mona Wie – Ethical Luxury


Fashion: Timeless Mona Wie statement pieces for daring and caring women.

The Brussels- based label MONA WIE was created in 2018 with a strong desire to offer well-considered garments for women who are willing to stand out and believe in choosing less and choosing better.

MONA WIE emphasizes timeless style rather than the latest fashion trends. All styles are carefully created in collaboration with Antwerp pattern maker Elke Hoste, an exciting designer, and founder Ramona Wilmes. The line-up of minimalist, feminine silhouettes and refined cuts are essentially free of excess – they are clothes that take a woman from day to night. What a woman wears is a statement about herself, not only to others but also, as fashion psychology teaches us, to herself. And Ramona Wilmes, who transitioned from a career in finance, finds that to be very empowering for women.

The brand launched with four signature dresses, with the aim of adding new pieces to complete a well-designed wardrobe. Since then, a trench coat as well as spring- summer dresses have been added. MONA WIE is currently working on new pieces, including winter coats and shirts.

MONA WIE’s mission is sustainable and ethical. In addition to their timeless design, the garments’ natural fabrics and high- quality finish ensure that they last a long time, which thus increases the sustainability of the range of clothes. Furthermore, the garments are ethically created in a studio in Portugal, which was carefully selected by the founder, based on high standards in terms of couture savoir-faire and fair working conditions after a six-month search.

MONA WIE is a direct-to-consumer brand that aims to define a meaningful relationship with customers, conveying the label’s values and ethics. Customers can shop online, at private events, at the ephemeral boutiques on rue Saint Georges 2A (Ixelles), Sablon No. 40 and at home. Prices start at €200 for a cotton poplin dress.

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