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....

Alexandra Taylor: on the net A recent graduate of Parsons both in New York and Paris, Alexandra Taylor has set up her own label designing women's ready-to-wear and accessories. Taylor aims to merge fashion and philanthropy, and has announced a line of printed scarves made in the US to...

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 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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Along with hints of what to expect from the gothic, avant-garde designer, I found out his opinion on emerging talent and his love for a Gucci thong... How are you feeling to be showing at London Fashion Week? It's very exciting and on a very personal level, it's very humbling to feel that...

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...

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...

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...

 

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