A First Glimpse of the Nike x Commes des Garçons collaboration The project takes the term walking on air to its avant-garde design realization – and will certainly spark hype amongst fashion collectors and sneaker enthusiasts around the world. Unfortunately, the Nike VaporMax for COMME des GARÇONS will only be available in March 2017 – so until then,...
Sergei Shchukin and the Icons of Modern Art Shchukin began immersing himself into the avant-garde milieus of early 20th century Paris, supporting impressionist, post-impressionist, and modern innovations in art. This included artists such as Monet and Matisse, friendships that came to shape his vast collection in multivariate ways....
Vera Wang Spring 2017 fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty This is why Vera Wang fans were surprised with an avant-garde sportswear that paraded down the runway.
Celebrities are often in beaded Vera Wang gowns on the red carpet in rich colors while romantic brides are draped in yards of luxury fabric. On this catwalk, the designer went minimalist....
Drugstore Delight: Cover Girl Katy Kat Matte Lipstick There are 11 shades in all ranging from nudes and pinks to red, fuchsia, and more avant garde hues like purple and black. I've swatched them all below for your viewing pleasure.
Aren't these pretty? Neutral, totally wearable for everyday, and great for brightening up the...
How To Wear A Cardigan (And Not Look Like Your Grandad) Or get down with the kids in some trainers: the more avant-garde, the less granddad. Just avoid anything too orthopaedic-looking. And maybe velcro.
If trainers or shit-kickers are too casual for your needs, try some sleek Chelsea boots. Worn by everyone from the Beatles to Kanye West,...
Re-introducing Rouge Dior Lipstick 4 of the mattes are darker and more avant garde shades dubbed Extreme Matte.
I love how Dior's mattes aren't completely flat, which can look severe. Rather, they're a soft velvety matte with light, depth, and dimension—so much more flattering on faces of all ages. The emollient ingredients...
Jacquemus: Bigger Than You Think
Jacquemus Autumn/Winter 2016 | Source: Indigital
Over time, the brand has turned more towards avant-garde designs and playful deconstruction (the designer prefers the word "naivety"). The Autumn/Winter 2015 collection featured trousers with an implausibly wide waist, while one look in the...
Gillian Saunders takes top honours at 2016 World of Wearable Art Awards' Show, with Supernova'
Saunders also won the Avant-Garde section in this year's competition, judged by WOW founder Dame Suzie Moncrieff, Zambesi's Elisabeth Findlay, and sculptor Gregor Kregar.
Dame Suzie said, 'Supernova has the design innovation, the construction quality and vibrant stage presence in performance...
L'Oreal Colour Riche Pocket Palette Swatches on Dark SkinThe Style and Beauty Doctor
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#104 French Biscuit
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#110 Silver Couture
#112 Avant Garde
#114 Violet Amour
#116 Haute Hazel
Bottom line: Those who are much lighter in complexion may get better pigmentation from L'Oreal Colour Riche Pocket Palette, but if you have an...
Claudia Li Spring 2017 fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty There was a yellow head-to-toe look which reminded me of monks I have seen in Thailand, but over-sized lapel and tonal draping made it an avant-garde trenchcoat. The orchid print romper with extra-large cuffed sleeves evoked kimono styling when paired with a contrast red knit top with long...
The Next Subject of the Met And just imagine the Met Gala red carpet, where avant-garde looks will finally make sense — or not.
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Comme des Garçons, spring 1997, Kyoto Costume Institute
'Strife and Exultation': Willie Walters' Life in Education
"I think having run my own business" — Swanky Modes, an avant-garde fashion label based in Camden, which operated from 1972 to 1991 and was shot by Helmut Newton — "helped with that. There was always some problem and when you're young, new and weak, people know that and they just push. Yes,...
Op-Ed | Why Nascent Luxury Brands Need Middlemen From niche boutiques to the biggest department stores, these institutions already possesses a core customer base that sees some type of intrinsic value in the retailer — whether it is a sense of prestige, a tribal sense of belonging or an artistic cognisance of something innovative or...
Viktor & Rolf: "Mariage" There is certain to be some surprises along the way as the main collection was founded on avant garde DNA from its inception – It would be a huge surprise & massive departure if it didn't! In fact, the three pillars of the design philosophy at play behind the collection are: Unexpected...
*SALE HUNT* Atelier New YorkHousing the coolest avant-garde brands, Atelier New York is moving their digs this summer. What does this mean for us? Designer discounts! And a whole lotta it! Starting tomorrow, the West Chelsea multi-brand retailer will offer up to 70% off on hip "it" brands like Vetements, Balmain, Chloé,...
Colombia's Creative Boom Global Currents BoF
Dabbling in the avant-garde and anchored in Bogota's underground scene, A New Cross is probably not what the outside world expects from Colombian fashion. A minimalistic aesthetic influenced by punk and rock subcultures, theirs is a brand that has grown in popularity in Asia and in Europe,...
Maria Grazia Chiuri, A Woman At Dior When Christian Dior opened his haute couture maison in 1946, after the austerity of World War II, he brought back an ultra feminine look: not costumes, not modern shapes, and not revolutionary Japanese avant-garde. And, it's probably what Chiuri will be doing as well. Though we cannot predict...
DANSK Loves House of The Very Islands We're in love with their coats and their unreasonably complicated name, and their conceptual research-based practice feels like a nod to Vienna's avant-garde era of the Wiener Werkstätte. As Paris Fashion week opens, we catch up with the young visionary founders Karin Krapfenbauer and Markus...
How To Dress Your Groomsmen"
Before diving too deep into avant-garde options, remember that photos last forever. Trends, less so.
A wedding is, at heart, a big party to celebrate the signing of a contract. Your other half might not co-sign that viewpoint, but your dress code can. It's damn hard to dance in tails and...
The 5 Things To Buy In The SS16 Sales But resist anything too avant-garde.
A lightweight bomber works as summer's last layer, or slots under your overcoat in winter. "Bombers have been huge for several seasons now," says Down. "The MA1 style carries over to next season too. Military green or black will always be a good...