Can you believe that the (IN)DECOROUS TASTE harnesses are adorning the heads of all of the models in the decadent "Wasted Luxury" shoot in Vogue Italia March 2011? And they're on the cover, too! Lit up with glorious head-lights (...no, literally). I'm excited! Harnesses aside, it's a jaw...

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...

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...

– Their level of taste. (My problem is that designers often times create avant-garde work that is sometimes way too out there and visually, it turns more into a costume, rather than an artistic expression of fashion). This then becomes tacky, which means it completely lacks...

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...

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...

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...

 

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