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...

Adam is the American-born composer behind two decades worth of transcendent ambient classical projects including Stars of the Lid, The Dead Texan and Aix Em Klemm." Related posts: " Video | The Avant/Garde Diaries " Video | The Avant/Garde Diaries: André Saraiva and Olivier Zahm " Video |...

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...

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...

Last week, the designers had to create an avant-garde piece inspired by artwork that they created with a young art student. This is a fabulous challenge in my opinion as it really has NO boundaries whatsoever and it tests the designers with various fashion components: - Their creativity...

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...

So each 'feature' in the magazine actually becomes an actual experience - you can witness what exactly avant-garde for that person means. So take a look. I'm thoroughly inspired by the innovative people featured. Like Helen Homan Wu (founder of multi-media production agency Opalnest),...

 

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