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....

Louise Gray I was reading up on the latest fashion news recently and I came across a very unique, fresh designer, Louise Gray. A London based designer and for someone very young in the fashion industry her range is very different and eye catching. The scottish-born designer is still at...

After whining away yesterday that I had oh so much on my plate and wouldn't be posting so regularly for a while, along comes Louise Gray with a collection that is the sartorial equivalent of a good kick up the arse. There really aren't enough positive adjectives in the world to describe this...

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...

One collection that keeps playing on my mind is Louise Gray's . At first I was not the biggest fan, I mean green & red prints juxtaposed with purples and pinks seems somewhat wrong in my mind. BUT now spring is fast approaching I cant think of anything else than splashes of colour, and let...

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...

, Louise Gray's debut jewellery collection is now available at ASOS.com. All pieces are plated in 22-carat gold, complete with Gray's punchy aesthetic, embodying her distinct knack for balancing indulgent frivolity with precise, luxury finishes. "The jewellery for me has many appeals,"...

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...

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...

Louise Gray, known for her absolutely outlandish, colourful, over-the-top creations (which I love), and Brora, known for their quite classic cashmere clothing. The result? A 11-piece capsule collection which meets right in the middle: you can definitely recognise the Louise Gray aesthetic in...

 

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