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....

It would seem that Pierre Cardin has been busy. WSJ Magazine's has reported on his acquisition of numerous buildings in the French village of Lacoste. "To find Pierre Cardin, I had to visit a construction site in the tiny village of Lacoste in Provence. The legendary fashion designer has...

Mr Cardin said the calculation was simple enough – a multiple of 10m euros per product per country. He said: One thousand products, 100 countries, that's how it calculates. It's nothing." Pierre Cardin manufactures not only clothing and accessories, the range of products comprises about...

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...

village (under 500 people) was invaded by Mr Cardin when he bought Marquis De Sade's castle ruins and many from the village's houses. Mr. Cardin's also bought Casanova's palazzo in Italy, Venice. Lacoste is one of those marvelously inspiring places from the charming French Provence. Pierre...

>> Is change on the horizon for the house of Pierre Cardin? There are certainly rumors floating around that would perpetrate as much. Earlier this month, shortly after Hedi Slimane confirmed that he plans to return to fashion design, commenters on The Imagist suggested that he may be headed to...

× Though Traffic's epic label-filled sale doesn't kick off until Saturday, you can get a head start on your edgy fall fashion refresh right this minute at H. Lorenzo. Starting today, the avant-garde designer boutique is unloading men's and women's merch from the past four seasons for up to...

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...

French fashion house Pierre Cardin , named after it's 88 year-old eponymous designer, is up for sale. After more than six decades in fashion and a previously failed sale, Cardin is ready to sell his business for €1 billion. According to the Wall Street Journal, a recent estimate valued the...

 

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