These babies are from the Avante Garde designer shows ... prepare to drool! 1. Talk about serious heels. These are by Ruthie Davis and are called "The Spike/ Dark Gaga" shoe bootie embellished with Swarovski crystals and spike studs. It has five inch heel on a 1.5 inch platform. 2....

These days Pierre Cardin can be clothing, food, restaurants, even bicycles and furniture. Due diligence is therefore nightmare as valuing the full company and licenses is difficult. Several years ago, Mr. Cardin wanted to sell his business for €500 million, but there were no offers at the...

It would seem that Pierre Cardin has been busy. WSJ Magazine's has reported on his acquisition of numerous buildings in the French village of Lacoste. "To find Pierre Cardin, I had to visit a construction site in the tiny village of Lacoste in Provence. The legendary fashion designer has...

Mr Cardin said the calculation was simple enough – a multiple of 10m euros per product per country. He said: One thousand products, 100 countries, that's how it calculates. It's nothing." Pierre Cardin manufactures not only clothing and accessories, the range of products comprises about...

So, while at my friends wedding last month, I came up with this Avant Garde Veil idea. Maybe its the Sci-fi geek in me over thinking creative future concepts, I don't know. But I had a "vision" nonetheless, what if a bride had a veil that was like a thin tulle bird cage as she walked down the...

Conchita Pérez: avant-garde Conchita Pérez, based in London, has worked for Alexander McQueen, Boudicca and Hardy Amies. She has since set up on her own label, based in a boutique off Broadway Market in East London. Her third collection, Invisible Warriors, continues her hallmark of...

village (under 500 people) was invaded by Mr Cardin when he bought Marquis De Sade's castle ruins and many from the village's houses. Mr. Cardin's also bought Casanova's palazzo in Italy, Venice. Lacoste is one of those marvelously inspiring places from the charming French Provence. Pierre...

>> Is change on the horizon for the house of Pierre Cardin? There are certainly rumors floating around that would perpetrate as much. Earlier this month, shortly after Hedi Slimane confirmed that he plans to return to fashion design, commenters on The Imagist suggested that he may be headed to...

When we compare American fashion designers with the rest of the world, the notable differences are usually the same: It's more wearable, it's more colorful, and — unfortunately — it's never avant-garde. Not so with Creatures of the Wind, the nascent Chicago-based label whose previous...

These days Pierre Cardin can be clothing, food, restaurants, even bicycles and furniture. Due diligence is therefore nightmare as valuing the full company and licenses is difficult. Some years ago, Mr. Cardin wanted to sell his business for €500 million, but there were no offers at the...

 

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