On the 20th of January 19664 Leona and Christian Vermeire start their adventure at the age of 20 and 21. They leave their hometown Saint-Nicolas and they start the store in Antwerp.

In 1995 their daughter Katia Vermeire joins them after her studies.

In 1997 they rebuild Quellinstraat 48 to make the store even bigger, resulting in a total surface of 600m².