Thursday, November 3, 2011

GIRLS FROM OMSK Shop Tour: Mr. Ego

The GIRLS FROM OMSK Shop Tour is a collaborative project GIRLS FROM OMSK and the shops The closet, Cream, WAKE UP, Mr. Ego, Rewind and garde-robe nationale. We wanted to let you know a little more about the shops that carry the collection.

Store name: Mr Ego 

When we first launched the shop, we were planning to call it “Under Elvis” because the well-known Belgian hat designer Elvis Pompilio lives just upstairs, but he wasn’t flattered by the reference, which we settled (in court!) and so the shop name “Mr. Ego” was born.

Who are you? 

Julie (buyer and sales)

What is the store concept? 

Streetwear that you can’t find everywhere else.

With clothes for both men and women, we stock a broad selection of original brands at an affordable price point. We aim to be different from the clothes you would find on the high street and to give our clients a cool, original look.

Who shops here? 

Our client is YOUNG, an individual and looking to express themselves in cool clothing.

Which celebrity would you love to see come in Mr Ego? 

Kitty Daisy & Lewis (Photo from

Why do you love GIRLS FROM OMSK? 

First off, they’re a Belgian label. We love the collection and it compliments a lot of the other styles in the shop. At first they were a bit too pricey for us. But now we find that the price point works for our clients as well. Which is great because the streetwear vibe is great. And it’s nice to have a local independent label in the shop.

What is your favorite item from the FW2011 GIRLS FROM OMSK collection?

I love the MISTY MOLTONNE - everyone needs a good puffer jacket. (here’s Julie in the MISTY MOLTONNE)

Always a fan of the GIRLS FROM OMSK t-shirts here’s the MEG CHAIKI. (That I decided to try on)

Can you tell us something more? 

We love the local music and art scene. We're always presenting new artists and musicians. We invite DJs in on some Saturdays to do music sets in the shop.

How can we find you? 

Mr Ego
Address: Steenstraat 29 / Rue des Pierres 29, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0) 2 502 4787
Website / Facebook / My Space / Blog / Twitter / Flickr / Youtube
Opening hours:

Mon-Tues 11:00 - 18:30
Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thurs 11:00 - 18:30
Fri-Sat 11:00 - 19:00

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