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.
Vogue Italia Avant-Garde September 2011 issue with Stella Tennant staring and styled weirdly, showing only 13 inches of her waist pays a tribute to Ethel Granger, a woman who has tightened herself into corsets and experimented with piercings and jewelry. Granger is in the Guinness Book of...
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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...
Crystal Renn the best known high fashion 'plus size model' for the Dutch magazine Avant Garde's November 2010 issue . The editorial was shot by Phillip Riches with gorgeous photos of the new york skyline from major heights. There has been talk lately on whether or not she is still large enough...
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– Their understanding of "avant-garde." For those uncertain of the concept, I would initially translate it as "out there" fashion. Meaning it's not meant to be practical and not necessarily meant to be wearable. It usually commands visual attention and evokes a heightened visual response....
René Magritte: The Pleasure Priniciple
Tate Liverpool, June 24th – Oct 16 2011
Admissions: £11 for adults
A wonderful view featuring old vs new
"This is a slice of cheese" – with instructions on how to display it
A real fan...
The Avant/Garde Diaries. At first glance it seems to be another digital platform, another online magazine, but on another it is a clean and pristine archive of creative thought and character. Launched by Mercedes-Benz, the site focuses on the avant-garde, obviously, but instead of fixed...