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....

Gertrud Hegelund by Andreas Öhlund for Cover February 2011 I want to lop off my hair right this instant. Before I saw the shots of her blunt bob, I was ready to write off Gertrud as the standard girl next door model (fits the mode, but isn't a particularly interesting model). With her hair...

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...

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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 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...

– Their understanding of "avant-garde." For those uncertain of the concept, I would initially translate it as "out there" fashion. Meaning it's not meant to be practical and not necessarily meant to be wearable. It usually commands visual attention and evokes a heightened visual response....

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...

Ilse de Boer is on form as ever, proving exactly why she is one of the strongest and more sought-after models in the business at the moment. She is fierce. And this shines through each image, it is hard to ignore the power she has in-front of the camera. The styling of this

 

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