Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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Greta Varlese Feels her Inner Fire "Sacrifice Your Body"

Greta Varlese feels her inner fire in “Sacrifice Your Body” by Roe Ethridge for Re-Edition Magazine, Winter 2015. The fervent pleasures of life are explored in this eye-defining trip to the inner sanctum. “Suddenly I Have an Urge to Scream,” this series takes us to another place where all of our fears are reexamined. Looking through the microscope of hope we find ourselves reeling. 


Kendall Jenner Falls Into the Rabbit Hole ""

Kendall Jenner falls into the rabbit hole in “” by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Vogue US, 12/15. Marking the 150 anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, this celebrates the London’s National Theatre’s musical adaptation of (wonder-dot-land), by Rufus Norris. A modern day depiction of Alice, in this version she takes on an “avatar” in an online game called 


Cate Blanchett Finds Herself On Far side of Moon in W Magazine

Cate Blanchett finds herself on the far side of the moon in “A Rose Without Thorns” by Tim Walker for W Magazine, December 2015. All the Worlds a Stage and All the Men and Women Merely Players. An impersonator of truth, Cate invites us to view otherworldly beauty. Finding herself on the surface of the moon, she flies high in this atmospheric phenomenon that perils possibility. Stylist, Jacob K, invites us to view the spectacle of sensation in this tour de force of fashion. 

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Riley Montana Captures the Beauty of Burma 'Afrikart'

Riley Montana leads the artistic movement in ‘Afrikart’ captured by Luigi + Iango for Vogue Germany, 12/15. An ode to the women of Burma. The virtuosity of modern craftsmanship for-tells a story as the texture of tenacity casts a spell. An avant-garde interpretation inspired by Africa’s rich, authentic garb. Fashion’s history is told in one of the most exciting editorials of the season. 

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Fashion Caterpillar Turns Into an Avant-Garde Butterfly

Gigi Hadid comes into her own as she unleashes the high fashion beast in “The Power of Personality” cover by Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia. Meisel has captured the moment this fashion caterpillar has transformed into a avant-garde butterfly. Behind the spark in her bright eyes lies a phenom ready to fly. Unleashing the beast, we watch as she prepares for her inaugural walk down the runways of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. 

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Ali Michael Shows Us She's the "Queen of the Internet"

Ali Michael rides the reigns of freedom in “Queen of the Internet” by Lorenzo Vitturi for Dazed Digital, Autumn/Winter 2015. A compelling take on the art of the approach, by opening up her inner-word, we are made privy to her online interaction. Stylist, Robbie Spencer, gets inside the mind of this wild child with images that speak backwards chic. In a blooming blush of carmine flush, the face is affixed with gems that match. 

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Anna Cleveland Honors Divine Designer "All Hail Alaïa"

Anna Cleveland honors the talent of the divine designer Azzedine Alaïa, in “All Hail Alaïa” captured by Peter Lindbergh for Interview Magazine, 11/15. Evening falls as light succumbs to the nuance of night that boldly becomes. Black builds its will around the body, falling over the frame like pseudo skin. The fire of fabric is set to style as the art of enticing begins to beguile. Defined by the light, Anna tells this story, like a second coming of high couture.  


~ Heather Kemesky Rides High in Rebel Issue for Numéro China

Heather Kemesky invites us to ride in the Rebel issue by Txema Yeste for Numéro China, November 2015. To find a piece of poetic intent that truly moves you, is to awaken within you the soul that seeks. If we consider everything we touch merely a collage of creation, then all we attempt should be within our grasp. Stylist, Vittoria Cerciello, creates a montage of fashion, with fragmented designs artfully altered to get our attention. 


Lia Pavlova Floats High Above the Sounds of Hallowed Grounds

Lia Pavlova is lost between here and there in the Gravity issue, by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro China, October 2015. The act of atmospheric pressure gives way as each shot celebrates the beauty of between. Through the distant sounds of hallowed grounds we seek that which can’t be found. Art unfurls as we aimlessly wander through the center of the mind’s eye. Poetry penetrates the page, leaving us to imagine if this is real or an illusion.  

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Julia Nobis Invites the Art of the Anointed to Fall "Dior"

Julia Nobis and Mica Arganaraz lead the pack down a daring track in ‘Dior’ by Willy Vanderperre for Document Journal, F/W 15. A story that hits neither light nor dark, this tells a tale of life’s confounding middle. I’ll wear what I wear as a reflection of my being, but what I am can not be transmitted through mere clothing. Robbed in ethereal gowns, this takes us from the simplicity of all white, to garments laced with gold and trimmed in fur.  


Julia Nobis Invites Us to Fly 'Fashion Without Borders'

Julia Nobis invites us to fly high in ‘Fashion Without Borders’ shot by Craig McDean for W Magazine, F/W 2015. The past and future collide, in a country steeped in history while simmering in style. On the verge of something new we watch as Nobis is captured over Istanbul, Turkey. Architectural influence melds around the body with geometric shapes designed to devour. Stylist, Edward Enninful, fuels the fire with avant-garde fashions by Alexander Wang, Bottega Veneta, Céline, Dior, Givenchy, Proenza Schouler, Salvatore Ferragamo & Yohji Yamamoto

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Fierce Females Play the Part, Super-Haute Super-Heros

Lexi Boling, Binx Walton, Julia Nobis & Hanne Gaby Odiele form a female super-group in “In the Air” by Fabien Baron for Interview Magazine, October 2015. A cacophony of creativity is borne to be in this conclave of human history. Defiant portraits described as a stream of consciousness. Baron invites us to travel into his mind’s eye, with a slide show of sentient images that play until they fade away.