Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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Kelly Mittendorf Has a Rousing Rival in 'Double Double'

Kelly Mittendorf is up against a rousing rival in ‘Double Double’ by Chris Nicholls for Fashion Canada, Fall 2014. The choreography of chaos comes to play in this exquisite mix of real life and animation. Illustrator, Jamie Lee Reardin, creates visual stimulation with a fantastical take on the art of modern fashion. Breaking through the fourth wall, (Stylist) Zeina Esmail captures our imagination by wrapping these figures in fabulous furs. 

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Nadja Auermann Sets Film on Fire in Vogue Germany

Nadja Auermann sets the film on fire in the Power of Style issue by Luigi + Iango for Vogue Germany, November 2014. Showing us how it’s done, this captivating creature comes out of the shadows & into the light. An agent of the avant-garde, Auermann stays sharp, with razor like looks that cut like a knife. Stylist, Patti Wilson, celebrates the future of fashion with Chanel, Dior, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Saint Laurent by Hedi SlimaneThierry Mugler and more. 

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Malgosia Bela Stuns 'The Story of M' by Craig McDean

Malgosia Bela manifests the music of the mind in ‘The Story of M’ by Craig McDean for Vogue Italia, October 2014. Cinematic in scale, (Digital Artist) Pascal Dangin provides an arresting amalgamation of fashion and art. A compelling take on the layering of looks, Jane How uses the stunning effects to highlight modern style. Ornate fabrics form an avant-garde bond with looks from Dolce & Gabbana, CélineGucci, Michael Kors, Lanvin, Prada, Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Valentino & Versace

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Codie Young 'In a Silent Way' Tim Walker, Vogue Italia

Codie Young captures our imagination ‘In a Silent Way’ a story visualized by Tim Walker for Vogue Italia, October 2014. Walker breaks through the walls of wonder in this exquisite piece of avant-garde artistry. The bedlam of beauty wreaks havoc on my mind, as I reach out to find you’ve met my fallen pride. Anguished agony encapsulated in evocative imagery, fashion takes a backseat, as body parts play the role of modern art. 

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Binx Walton Unleashes The Beauty Beast in, Vamp

Binx Walton unleashes the untamed beauty beast in ‘What Becomes a Legend the Most’ by Txema Yeste for Vamp Magazine, Fall/Winter 2014-15. What makes someone rise may be up for debate, but that which makes them shine is written in the stars. Stylist, Melanie Huynh, captures the elegance of ecstasy with looks that wrap around the body, purring with perfection. The crispness cuts to the bone but the beauty of the mind’s knife makes fashion worth the fight. 

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Carine Roitfeld Celebrates Chaos of Couture in 'Faces'

Editor-n-Chief, Carine Roitfeld, celebrates the chaos of couture in ‘Faces’ from Johnny Dufort for CR Fashion Book #5, F/W 2014-15. The hallways of my mind melt away as each image takes me closer to the edge. Avant-garde fashion erupts with looks from Burberry Prosum, Cavalli, Christopher Kane, Diane von Furstenburg, Dior, Dolce & Gabanna, Fendi, Gucci, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Prada, Saint Laurent for Hedi Slimane, Salvatore Ferragamo, The Row, Tom Ford and Versace

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Guinevere van Seenus by Miguel Reveriego for Antidote Magazine

Guinevere van Seenus becomes a femme-fatale in ‘The Night Issue’ by Miguel Reveriego for Antidote Magazine, Fall/Winter 2014. To devour the darkness while seeking the light is a quality of the divine. Reveriego celebrates the opposing nature of fashion art, as the entire Night Themed Bi-Annual Glossy issue was shot by him. Stylist, Yann Weber, shows us the many sides of Seenus with looks that range from tuxedo chic to dominatrix couture. 

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Yumi Lambert Arises 'Comme Des Garçons Obsession'

Yumi Lambert unleashes the extreme in ‘Comme des Garçons Obsession’ by Mario Testino for Vogue Japan, November 2014. Forging her way into freedom, Lambert embraces avant-garde fashion as a function of art. Billowing works done in black/white, (Stylist) Anna Dello Russo opens the museum of modernity with this stunning selection of Comme des Garçons. Makeup Artist, Katsuya Kamo, finds the future of the face with defiant eyes that see the duty of dark lips. 

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Natasa Vojnovic Touches off a Triple Threat 'Ménage À Trois'

Natasa Vojnovic explores the art of ecstasy in ‘Ménage À Trois’ by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro #177, October 2014. Lost in the land of illusion, fantasy unfolds, as Natasa seeks refuge from her aching reality. Draped in forbidden fur, the animalistic quality of the shoot evokes a kind of hidden pleasure. Stylist, Samuel François, finds freedom through fashion with looks from Falke, Miu Miu, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ralph Lauren, Yves Salomon and Michel Vivien

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Anastasiia Ivanova 'Transitory' Nicolas Guérin, Schön!

Anastasiia Ivanova lapses into an ephemeral state in ‘Transitory’ a story shot by Nicolas Guérin for Schön! Magazine #26. A dichotomy of riches take hold as we watch the art of fashion explode. With converse and couture in the mix, we find ourselves falling for a fairy tale. Lost in the tombstone of the enlightened, (Stylist) Thomas C. Toth seeks the poetry of passion to settle each piece. 

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Lily McMenamy 'Nothing Sticks' by Charlie Engman for Garage

Lily McMenamy becomes part of the art in ‘Nothing Sticks’ a powerful piece by Charlie Engman for Garage Magazine, Fall/Winter 2014. Breaking free, Lily lets go of her attachments to the physical in this spectacle of modern rhapsody. Bodies dare to entwine in a dance of defiance. Robbie Spencer delves deeper into the duality of humanity, as fashion becomes a statement rather than a series of styles. 

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Art of Fashion Unfolds in 'Fairy Queen' Vogue Germany

Nastya Sten & Sophie Touchet step into the light in ‘Fairy Queen’ by Phil Poynter for Vogue Germany, October 2014. Enchanted by the ecstasy of enlightenment, these two girls take us on a vision quest of curiosity. Stylist, Amanda Harlech, embraces the elements by showcasing a selection of this season’s avant-garde fashions. The mood of modern makeup unfolds as the character of constitution explodes.