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50 Avant-Garde Winter Fashions

From Elegant Arctic Apparel to

— November 27, 2014 — Fashion
These avant-garde winter fashions range from arctic wears to patterned wool ensembles that are nomadic in their visual aesthetic. From the theatrical to the artfully constructed, these avant-garde winter fashions celebrate self-expression and individuality.

The pieces are conceptual and often defy tradition with unconventional shapes, intricate details and textile prints. Some memorable examples from the list include sculptural and changeable parkas that are showcased in a topographic print.

The pieces also include tapestry-constructed garments that feature furry textures and bulbous shapes. Overall, these avant-garde winter fashions will make one stand apart from the crowd. While they may not necessarily be ultra wearable, theses ensembles are beautiful to photograph, making them an essential in high fashion editorials, print ads and conceptual video campaigns.
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Oddly Proportioned Gown Editorials
Oddly Proportioned Gown Editorials
The OK! China 2nd Anniversary Issue is Covered by Liu Wen
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2D-Inspired Architectural Attire
2D-Inspired Architectural Attire
Aesthetic Compositions by Angeline Oei Boasts Sculptural Shapes
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Layered Asymmetrical Coats
Layered Asymmetrical Coats
The D.GNAK by Kang.D is a Futuristic Parka for Winter
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Mirrored Mystique Campaigns
Mirrored Mystique Campaigns
The Beymen Fall/Winter 2012 Ads Toy with Dualistic Chic Couture
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Stark Yeti-Inspired Fashion
Stark Yeti-Inspired Fashion
The 'Deu Branco' Editorial Features Fluffy, Mountain-Ready Styles
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Iconic Elderly Style Covers
Iconic Elderly Style Covers
The Iris Apfel Dazed & Confused November 2012 Feature is Eccentric
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Tapestry-Inspired Ensembles
Tapestry-Inspired Ensembles
The Kokoshe Lookbook Features a Vintage Womenswear Aesthetic
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Patriotic Parisian Editorials
Patriotic Parisian Editorials
Valery Kaufman Poses at Famous Paris Monuments for Vogue Germany
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Collaged Accessory Shoots
Collaged Accessory Shoots
The Clash Arena Homme Editorial is Eclectic and Cool
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Computer Virus Clothing
Computer Virus Clothing
Chloma's Blue Screen of Death Collection is Inspired by PC Fatal Errors
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40
Wooly Fashion Editorials
Wooly Fashion Editorials
Dazed Magazine's Pins & Needles Story Highlights Avant-Garde Knits
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Eccentrically Textured Editorials
Eccentrically Textured Editorials
The New York Times T Style Wild Romance Photoshoot is Layered
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Retro French Glamour
Retro French Glamour
Fall/Winter 2007 Fashion
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Creepily Disguised Menswear
Creepily Disguised Menswear
These Alan Taylor Fashions are Edgy and Avant-Garde
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Helmet-Head Menswear
Helmet-Head Menswear
The David Del Rio Fall/Winter 2012 Plays Dress up with Plastic Hair
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Art Installation Runways
Art Installation Runways
The MAN Craig Green Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Merges Light and Darkness
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Avant-Garde Outerwear Editorials
Avant-Garde Outerwear Editorials
Interview Magazine's New Down Story Features Warm Winter Fashions
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Textural Fall Fashion
Textural Fall Fashion
Kunst Pause Boasts Paint Printed Coats and Vivid Knitwear Staples
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Jungle Explorer Apparel
Jungle Explorer Apparel
This Thom Browne Fall Collection Boasts Eccentrically Elegant Menswear
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Face-Painted Catalogs
Face-Painted Catalogs
The Bluepanther Autumn/Winter 2012 Lookbook is Blue-Hued
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Sporty Fashion Collaborations
Sporty Fashion Collaborations
Official Alexander Wang for H&M Images Star Isabeli, Joan & Raquel
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Conceptual Screen Star Captures
Conceptual Screen Star Captures
The Tilda Swinton W Magazine Cover Story is Artfully Avant-Garde
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Conceptually Needle Accessories
Conceptually Needle Accessories
These Maiko Takeda Designs Embraces an Avant-Garde Aesthetic
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Intergalactic Tribalism Covers
Intergalactic Tribalism Covers
Numero China's Latest Issue Features Top Model Auguste Abeliunaite
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Avant-Garde Seaside Portraits
Avant-Garde Seaside Portraits
The Out Of This World T Magazine Editorial is Architectural
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Eccentrically Urban Editorials
Eccentrically Urban Editorials
The London Boys i-D Magazine Photoshoot Showcases Vanguard Menswear
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Freakish Monochrome Shoots
Freakish Monochrome Shoots
The Dewi Driegen V Magazine Online Shoot is Black and White Bizarre
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Avant-Garde Androgynous Editorials
Avant-Garde Androgynous Editorials
The AnOther Autumn 2013 Spread is Shockingly Grungy
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Avant-Garde Fall Fashion
Avant-Garde Fall Fashion
The Latest Issue of Interview Magazine Stars Model Anna Ewers
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Theatrical Tokyo Runways
Theatrical Tokyo Runways
The Alice Auaa Fall 2012 RTW Collection Features Goth Glamor
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Aesthetic Arctic Editorials
Aesthetic Arctic Editorials
The Vogue US September 2014 Call of the Wild Photoshoot is Frigid
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Exaggerated Autumn Editorials
Exaggerated Autumn Editorials
The Minimal Maximal GQ Style Gemany Fashion Story is Sculptural
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Darkly Dapper Outerwear
Darkly Dapper Outerwear
The Spring Ver Diabolic Cape Coat from Guylook Offers Avant-Garde Style
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Haute Hunter Editorials
Haute Hunter Editorials
This Vogue Spain September 2014 Shoot is Styled with Spears
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Exaggerated Cotton Candy Knitwear
Exaggerated Cotton Candy Knitwear
The Sibling Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Keeps Winter Warm
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Sensual Winter Shoots
Sensual Winter Shoots
The SSENSE September 2010 Spread Melts Away The Cold-Weather Blues
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3D-Accented Coat Collections
3D-Accented Coat Collections
The Kampe Exploded View Catalog is Artful and Eccentric
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Sculptural Accessory Catalogs
Sculptural Accessory Catalogs
Mareunrol's Fieldwork No.2 Collection is Inspired by Nature
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Militant Futurism Apparel
Militant Futurism Apparel
The Michal Mrzyglod 'Call of Duty' Lookbook Embodies Bold Utilitarianism
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Eccentric Gentleman Catalogs
Eccentric Gentleman Catalogs
Thom Browne's Latest Lookbook is a Fresh Take on Timeless Menswear
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Couture Arctic Outerwear
Couture Arctic Outerwear
The Duohtavuohta Lookbook 12/13 is Clean, Crisp and Cold
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Structured Avante-Garde Editorials
Structured Avante-Garde Editorials
This Linda Evangelista Editorial Explores New Forms of Fashion
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Fluorescent Winter Fashion
Fluorescent Winter Fashion
Marc Jacobs Brightens Up The Season With His Fall 09 Collection
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Crucified Winter Fashions
Crucified Winter Fashions
The Asger Juel Larsen FW 2011 Line Gets Gothically Tribal
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Apocalyptic Urban Attire
Apocalyptic Urban Attire
The Hood by Air Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Hip-Hop Inspired
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Luxuriously Affordable Apparel
Luxuriously Affordable Apparel
Guylook Gives You High Style at Low Prices
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Eclectic Nomad Editorials
Eclectic Nomad Editorials
The Reno Ranger SID Magazine Shoot Features Exaggerated Layering
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Haute Alien Editorials
Haute Alien Editorials
The Future Perfect WSJ Fashion Story is Sci-Fi Chic
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Haute Galactic Gear
Haute Galactic Gear
The Vogue Spain October 2012 Issue is Out of This World
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Adult Knit Onesies
Adult Knit Onesies
The Full Body Sweater Won't Let Any Cold Air Get at You
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