Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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Anna Ewers Embodies Modern Mermaid in "Lights-Sea"

Anna Ewers emerges forth in “Lights-Sea” Story 1 by Giampaolo Sgura for Vogue Germany, July ’17. The mermaids long connection to the Heart of the Ocean were the Gems of the Sea ~ as all of life’s mysteries were waiting to be. I’ll dive to the bed and there I’ll find my soul’s retrieval… my love divine. For there upon the sea of light lies a million and one stars that shine like diamonds.  

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Ride a Rainbow of Hope to this Season's Haute Couture

Lorena Maraschi rides on a rainbow in “Playful” by Sol Sanchez for Numéro Magazine, May 2017. This scintillating story will have us falling down the rabbit hole of haute couture. An expression of art and amusement collide as we buckle up for a fun filled ride. A season of spectacular is upon us as we celebrate the S/S Couture Collection. Guillaume Boulez creates a fantasy of high fashion with looks that seem to levitate on their own. 

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"Dream your paintings, paint your dreams!" Tim Walker for i-D

Kiki Willems & James Crewe capture our imagination in “Dream your paintings, paint your dreams!” by Tim Walker for i-D Magazine, Spring/Summer 2017. Inspired by the artistry of a painter extraordinaire, Egon Schiele, a leader in the explosive art of Expressionism. Taking us to a new space. What was once considered a passive place has transformed into an active arena. Are we inside the art, or is the art inside of us? 

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John Galliano Has "A Meeting of Minds" Tim Walker i-D Magazine

Tami Williams, Irina Liss & Yoon Young Bae converge in couture for a “A Meeting of Minds” by Tim Walker for i-D Magazine, Spring/Summer 2017. Searching in kind we dare to find the abstract forces of the inner mind. To first imagine the sounds of silence. A thoughtful place of overflowing grace where we fully flourish. That is a compelling concept. In the fluid findings of the forceful world we are left to enjoy this bounty of recovery. 

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Burnt Orange Breaks Thru Sky Flyin' Sweet Honey High for i-D

Adut Akech & Nyaueth Riam walk the talk in “Life is Art, Live Yours in Color” by Harley Weir for i-D Magazine, Summer 2017. Moving through the recesses of the mind we come in contact we our other side. Through the waning hour of slumber I seek a place to sleep… but in time… I lose my mind… searching to find myself. To change form, to reach beyond our comfort level we dare to evolve. 

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Interpreter of Dreams Saskia Shows Future of Silhouette

Saskia de Brauw shows us the “Future of Silhouette” by Erik Madigan Heck for The New York Times Magazine, April 2017. Rei Kawakubo is an Interpreter of Dreams, in this ode to Comme des Garçons. Leanne Shapton captures the female ferocity that lurks behind this great line. Here, her words mimic Kawakubo’s thoughtful interpretation of fabric. Exploring the idea that the goal of high design isn’t to please an audience, it’s about the coming together of an artistic resolution. 

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Dueling Beauty is Seen Twinning Into Oblivion "Panton Pantomime"

Rose Valentine falls into her own reflection in “Panton Pantomime” by Philippe Jarrigeon for Interview Germany, 04/17. Taking a deep look at herself… one of three she comes to be part of this modeling ménage à trois. Twinning into oblivion, Abril & Lourdes Ruhstaller give us an artistic expression of the twin connection. Looking into their eyes we find ourselves hypnotized. 

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Art and Excess Blend in True Beauty for Exhibition Magazine

Vittoria Ceretti exposes herself to the undulating rhythms of Luigi & Iango for Exhibition Magazine, S/S 2017. through the windows of existence I see the other side, a waning world of wanderlust waiting for me to hide. Looking through the tattered pieces of clothing she sees an escape. A way to conceal as she conveys. Enduring the shame of over exposure she attempts to exalt herself. A cleansing of the soul. 

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Behind Cloud Walls We Come 2b “Fragments of a Portrait”

Gaïa Orgeas reaches inside to find the “Fragments of a Portrait” by Rory Payne for Beauty Papers, S/S 2017. Windows fog with temperatures in flux, as an altered body rhythm leaves her in a trance like state. Under the misty clouds of chaos there comes a kind of truth. Features fall against the glass, as tints transfers off her skin, making it appear as if beauty is melting. Steamed heat never looked so chic as her body frame is seen through layers of fallen mist. 

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Fashion Flows in Still Life Dream Art Grows in Document Journal

Luna Bijl & Ali Michael show that fashion flows in a still life dream by Mario Sorrenti for Document Journal #10, SS 2017. Flowers of the imagination transform, as insight erupts, becoming a window to wonder. The path is sought through poetic devotion. Art becomes a singular dimension of space and time ~ at once entering the inner sanctum of the chaotic mind. Bracing for change this story celebrates the systematic move into another dimension. 

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Anna Cleveland Embraces the Change "Viva La Resistance"

Anna Cleveland is part of a new revolution in “Viva La Resistance” by Jean Baptiste Mondino, Hunger Magazine #12 2017. To calibrate the contention of chaos one must be willing to rise up and take part. Anna invites us to witness this story from a unique vantage point. The circle of truth is told… for what is forward is always seen backward and what is ahead is always viewed from behind. 

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Blanca Li Dreams in Dance ~ Goddesses & Demonesses

Spanish dancer-choreographer, Blanca Li, and Maria Alexandrova, principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, perform in the New York City Center premiere of, Goddesses & Demonesses. She is Her and Her is She A Grateful Place for You and Me… A Forever Mark We Wear Herein the Body of Beauty then Begins. “The evening is a cross-cultural celebration of femininity in all of its complexities–from  sinner to saint; nurturing mother to femme fatale.” Breaking tradition, Blanca moves from traditional ballet and all it’s rules to incorporating legend, mythology and contemporary dance.