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....

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Steve Aoki – Spirit Shaped by Music The Avant/Garde Diaries presents a latest video starring Steve Aoki. American electro house musician, record producer and DJ Steve Aoki shares the story of his rise to musical superstardom here and explains how the straight edge...

Innovation before the Modern. Cloth and Clothing in the Early Modern World. PASOLD RESEARCH FUND CONFERENCE 2012. Nordiska Museet, Stockholm. 27-29 September 2012 The closing date for proposals is 15 February 2012 The 2012 Pasold Conference is jointly organized by the University 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...

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...

The Miharayasuhiro: 'Ophelia Has a Dream' film at Tate Britain shows the ethereal imagery of Ophelia's death and explores the continuing influence of Pre-Raphaelites. The designer has created a contemporary take on John Everett Millais painting Ophelia, working together with the photographer...

AMSTERDAM, NL – The exhibition is the largest survey in many years of the work of Kazimir Malevich and other artists of the Russian avant-garde. It gives a complete picture of the most radical founder of modern art, from his inspiration in Russian folk art, though modern "isms" –...

We present you the next episode of The Avant/Garde Diaries, a series of video interviews with interesting individuals in the world of fashion, design, art and sport. After previously having talked to Andre Saraiva and Olivier Zahm, they now sit down with pro surfer Michael Schmitz. Today the...

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...

 

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