Set up in 1977 to celebrate the long tradition of making textiles and lace in Flanders, this collection is surprisingly engaging. As well as ecclesiastical vestments and fine samples of delicate handmade lace from Bruges and Mechelen, you’ll find cabinets full of panama hats (a bit of an obsession in Brussels; scores of stores sell them), Barbie dolls with their many costume changes, and plenty of carefully conserved and elaborately embroidered gowns from the 18th and 19th centuries. Best of all are the cheery displays of 1960s fashion, including tiny miniskirts and bright-red raincoats.