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....

of color, a joyful reverie with a touch of sophistication, the collection was done in light fabrics and easy shapes create the perfect blend of relaxed elegance. Handcrafted appeal, prefect finishing, raw exposed seams and complex pleating are but a few of this collection's attributes. As...

The recently opened Maison Rabih Kayrouz boutique in Beirut once again reflects Rabih Kayrouz's raw and multifunctional vision of spaces. To create his space, Rabih chose to collaborate with Karen Chekerdjian, furniture and product designer and not with an architect, with the main purpose of...

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...

The rich overview of Malevich work wouldn't be displayed if it was not for two private Russian collectors: Nikolai Khardhiev (1903-1996) and George Costakis (1913-1990), who collected about 5,000 of Russian avant-garde works. until February 2, 2014 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam photo...

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...

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...

Starting today, the avant-garde designer boutique is unloading men's and women's merch from the past four seasons for up to 80% off. Taking place from 10am to 7pm in the parking lot at the luxe retailer's Sunset Plaza location, the month-long tent sale promises names like Ann...

This past weekend, owner Barbara Phillips unveiled her bigger space on Ocean Park Boulevard, where her avant-garde boutique has settled in quite nicely. Boasting exposed brick walls, dark gray flooring and lighting made from recycled brass gas caps from Paris, the roughly 1,300-square-foot...

This June 18, La Redoute and Maison Rabih Kayrouz, launches the collection designed by the Lebanese designer Rabih Kayrouz at La Redoute. We had the opportunity to get a sneak peek and meet the designer personally at his studio on the Boulevard Raspail in Paris. Mr. Kayrouz is so nice and...

 

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