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....

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...

12) and Paralympic Games (August 29 to September 9) with the updated version of its Rocketman concept painted in the colors of the Union Jack. The body's blue hue features contrasting carbon details on the front and doors, and the white 18 inch alloy rims provide added contrast. The Mini...

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...

– 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....

to executives from MINI and its parent company BMW, Anders Warming, Head of MINI Design, also took part in the preview of MINI Vision Concept. A preliminary design of the new 2014 MINI Cooper, the MINI Vision Concept features many distinguishable design elements. Similar to its 2011 MINI...

Concept wears its British heritage on its sleeve, most prominently in its exterior and interior colour schemes and more subtly through the use of extremely high-quality materials and stylish details. All in all, it embodies a typically British form of sporting elegance." While it is a...

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES presents pt. 2 of its latest video looking at Mark Landis — a curious master forger who also masquerades as a priestly philanthropist. 58-year-old Landis, an American painter who is estimated to have successfully donated more than a hundred forged art pieces to museums...

 

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