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....

Mike D of the Beastie Boys invited a group of outstanding artists and musicians to create a 17-day Avant/Garde Diaries festival in Los Angeles entitled Transmission LA: AV Club. The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA will be the meeting point for the international avant-garde, including Benjamin...

We frequently come across labels at Lucire that we love, but haven't had time to quiz the designers to give us more background. But, in the interests of giving readers sneak peeks as soon as possible, here are some which we feel deserve a mention. Conchita Pérez: avant-garde Conchita Pérez,...

Charlotte Olympia VS Olympia Le Tan It is a tale of the two Olympias on the over the top handbag scene this spring, as both Charlotte Olympia and Olympia Le-Tan compete for the title of the most avant garde handbag designer making a statement with their wild creations. While Charlotte is...

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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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...

No wonder creativity is so important – some designers know exactly how to think outside the box to make sure their projects get undivided attention. Especially interesting to those who love flying and enjoy flight memorabilia, this unique lamp will create a stunning plane-inspired atmosphere....

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...

 

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