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Philippe Chevallier Vintage Avant Garde Translucent Sunglasses, 1960s
By Philippe Chevallier
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Rare collector's item vintage Philippe Chevalier translucent avant garde sunglasses with medium brown lenses. A superb find. Please notice this item show minor sign of wear con...
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1960s Sunglasses

Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde Gold Sunglasses Made in Germany 1980's
By Paloma Picasso
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Mint Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde gold frame with brown gradient lenses sunglasses . Made in Germany 1980's. Frame with minor wear due to storage. Made in Germany.
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1980s Sunglasses

Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde Reading Sunglasses Made in Germany 1980's
By Paloma Picasso
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Mint Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde gold frame with clear lenses sunglasses . Made in Germany 1980's. Frame with minor wear due to storage. Made in Germany.
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1980s Sunglasses

Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde Gold Sunglasses Made in Germany 1980's
By Paloma Picasso
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Mint Vintage Paloma Picasso Avant Garde gold frame with brown gradient lenses sunglasses . Made in Germany 1980's. Frame with minor wear due to storage. Made in Germany.
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1980s Sunglasses

Norma Kamali Vintage Avant Garde Skirt
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
So avant garde and so Norma Kamali! This asymmetrical skirt features snap up detailing and light weight olive green corduroy. Details: Unlined Front Snap Closure Marked Size:...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Norma Kamali Vintage Avant Garde Top or Jacket
By Norma Kamali
Located in Sparks, NV
So avant garde and so Norma Kamali! This top/jacket features giant puff sleeves, light weight olive green corduroy, and snap up detailing. Details: Unlined Front Snap Closure...
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Late 20th Century Shirts

Comme des Garcons Vintage Avant Garde Asymmetrical Wool Skirt
By Rei Kawakubo
Located in Portland, OR
This is a fabulous avant garde Comme des Garcons skirt that hits just below the knees, with an asymmetrical hemline created by interesting gathering, diagonal seams, draping and plea...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

A/W 1985 Kansai Yamamoto Vintage Avant Garde Unisex Tweed Suit
By Kansai Yamamoto
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
An incredible and avant garde vintage men's or women's suit by genius Japanese designer, Kansai Yamamoto, who was also David Bowie's favourite designer and was known for his pioneeri...
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1980s Trouser Pant Suits

Philippe Dalma Paris Vintage Avant Garde Pencil Skirt- 1980s France
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique vintage avant garde skirt by Paris designer Philippe Dalma from the 1980s. Fully lined with side zip and button closure. The marked size is 40, and the skirt fits like a moder...
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1980s Pencil Skirts

Dexter Wong Men's Vintage Avant Garde Textured Organza Polo Shirt, 1990s.
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Dexter Wong Men's Vintage Avant Garde Textured Organza Polo Top, 1990s. Size: Marked M but would also suit a men's Small. Please check measurements. Chest - 38” / 96cm Waist - 36” /...
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1990s T-Shirts

Convertible Guy Laroche Vintage Avant Garde Silk Dress with Detachable Sleeves
By Guy Laroche
Located in Sparks, NV
Chic avant garde dress by Guy Laroche in creamy gray silk with red silk trim. Unique draped cut with removable long sleeves and ruffled shoulders. V-neckline and matching sash. De...
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Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Thierry Mugler Vintage Avant Garde Circular Striped Long Sleeve Dress, 1980s
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Sparks, NV
Avant garde circular striped dress by Thierry Mugler. Long sleeves and zip up front. Details: Partially Lined Front Metal Zip Closure Marked Size: 40 Estimated Size: Small-...
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1980s Day Dresses

Workers for Freedom Unisex Vintage Avant Garde Black Linen Ribbon Tie Jacket
By Workers For Freedom
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Workers for Freedom Unisex Vintage Avant Garde Black Linen Ribbon Tie Jacket, 1980s Size: Marked vintage JP Medium / JP 3 but better fits a modern men's Small. Please check measure...
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1980s Jackets

George Zamau'l Vintage Avant Garde Purple Rhinestone Wool Hat Unworn with Tags
Located in Sparks, NV
Unworn with the original tags still attached! This is a deadstock piece that came from the stock of an old hat store located in Southern California. We have access to the entire inve...
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1980s Hats

1990s Liancarlo Couture Vintage Avant Garde Black Lace Peplum 90s Cocktail Dress
By Liancarlo
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing vintage 1990s LIANCARLO COUTURE black silk chantily French lace peplum Avant Garde cocktail dress! Features a nude illusion bodice, with a fitted torso, and flared peplum. Hi...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Tom Wesselmann Avant-Garde ‘Magazine’, 1968
By Tom Wesselmann
Located in New York, NY
Vintage 1968 issue of Avant-Garde magazine with a superb, highly frame able cover illustration by American pop art icon, Tom Wesselmann. Celebrated within this issue is the artists w...
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Vintage 1960s Post-Modern Decorative Art

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Paper

Badgley Mischka 1990s Sz 4 Vintage Avant Garde Black Navy Blue Sequin Mini Dress
By Badgley Mischka
Located in Chicago, IL
Sexy late 90s BADGLEY MISCHKA black and navy blue sequined Avant Garde strapless mini dress! Features a black body with a navy blue band across the waist. Hundreds of tiny silver and...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Tom Wesselmann Avant Garde ‘Magazine’, 1968
By Tom Wesselmann
Located in New York, NY
Vintage 1968 issue of Avant Garde Magazine with a superb, highly frameable cover illustration by American pop art icon, Tom Wesselmann. Celebrated within this issue is the artists we...
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Vintage 1960s Post-Modern Decorative Art

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Paper

Holly's Harp Vintage Avant Garde Black and White Silk Jersey Cut Out Mini Dress
By Holly Harp
Located in Chicago, IL
Avant Garde vintage HOLLY'S HARP black silk jersey dress! Features cut-out detail at top left bodice. Flattering gathers at waist, with a black and white silk strip, adorned with a b...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Victor Costa Vintage Gold Gown w/ Feathers Avant Garde
By Victor Costa
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful metallic feathers adorn this lovely vintage Victor Costa gown! Metallic gold and black striped pattern, with a sexy plunging back. Size Small
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1990s Ball Gowns

Villeroy & Boch Avant Garde Stainless Steel Flatware Set Vintage
By Villeroy & Boch
Located in North Miami, FL
This modernist and avant garden Villeroy & Boch service for one stainless steel flatware set was made in West Germany in 1971 It is hallmarked on the back of each piece. It was part ...
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Vintage 1970s German Modern Serving Pieces

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Stainless Steel

Vintage James Purcell Houndstooth Dress Avant Garde Space Age
By James Purcell
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful silk vintage James Purcell dress! Features black & white houndstooth, with a plunging back. The perfect cocktail dress! In great condition. Marked Size US 4 Measurements...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Claude Montana Vintage 1980s Avant Garde Wool Flounce Skirt
By Claude Montana
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique vintage black wool skirt by Claude Montana with a flounce hem and body hugging fit. Zipper detailing adds a sporty look to the piece. Details: Partially Lined Front But...
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Late 20th Century Skirts

Vintage Halston Breathtaking Documented Ombre Avant Garde Silk Dress
By Halston
Located in Chicago, IL
Ultra rare 1970s vintage Halston silk ivory dress, with blue ombré effect. Documented dress, with the figure flattering cut Halston was famous for. Bears the original Halston label, ...
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1970s Evening Gowns

Vintage Large Format Avant Garde Polaroid 20X24 Photograph
By György Kepes
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Sorry for the reflection on the plexi. In the early 1980s, the Polaroid Foundation invited Hungarian-born painter and photographer György Kepes (1906-2001) to use the 20x24 Polaroid ...
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1980s Conceptual Abstract Photography

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Polaroid

Norma Kamali Avant Garde Batwing Knit Vintage Jacket, 1980s
By Norma Kamali
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
An incredible avant garde vintage batwing jacket from the 1980s by highly collectible and genius designer, Norma Kamali, for one of her earlier labels. In a ribbed chunky knit fabric...
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1980s Capes

Incredible Vintage Paul Louis Orrier Avant Garde Bustle Gown
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing vintage Paul Louis Orrier bustle gown! Luscious soft black silk velvet, with layers of bronze organza chiffon at skirt. Pointed sleeves, with hidden zippers. Peek-a-boo bustl...
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1980s Evening Gowns

1980s Azzedine Alaia Avant Garde Vintage Leather Jacket W/ Pockets
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Portland, OR
This is a stunning, very coveted vintage jacket designed by Azzedine Alaia in the 1980's. This black leather 80's jacket has dramatic side hip pockets and gorgeous seam details an...
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1980s Jackets

Victor Costa Elizabeth Arden Black Sculpted Avant Garde Vintage Dress
By Victor Costa
Located in Portland, OR
This incredible 1980'sVictor Costa strapless evening gown was purchased at The Salon at Elizabeth Arden in the 1980's. This dress has an incredible skirt with layers of waving scu...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Rare Escada 1980s Red Knit Avant Garde Oversized Vintage Sweater
By Escada
Located in Portland, OR
This incredible vintage red avant garde sweater was designed for Escada in the early 1980's. This very unique double breasted sweater is patched with different materials and yarns a...
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1980s Cardigans

Incredible Vintage Victor Costa Gold / Bronze Avant Garde Gown w/ Feathers
By Sakowitz, Victor Costa
Located in Chicago, IL
Absolutely incredible vintage VICTOR COSTA, for SAKOWITZ, golden bronze silk metallic evening dress! Features a wonderful full skirt, with built in crinoline. Avant Garde feathers at...
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1980s Evening Gowns

1980s Avant Garde Vintage Knit Top with Fox Fur Detail
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique 1980s vintage red and black knit shimmery metallic top, collar or layering piece with a fox fur detail on one shoulder. Asymmetric cut and open sides. The marked size is mediu...
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1980s Pullovers

Victor Costa Vintage Black Origami Pleated Avant Garde Strapless Dress
By Victor Costa
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique strapless black cocktail dress by Victor Costa. Origami fan pleating and asymmetric back detail. Details: Fully Lined Side Zip Closure Marked Size: Not Marked Estimat...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

I Magnin Royal Blue One Shoulder Avant Garde Vintage Gown, 1980s
By I. Magnin
Located in Chicago, IL
Fabulous early 1980s I. MAGNIN royal blue Avant Garde full length taffeta maxi evening dress! Features a vibrant royal blue color. Ruffle origami detail at top left shoulder, and dia...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Avant Garde Vintage Black Crushed Velvet Bodycon Rhinestone Cocktail Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Extraordinary vintage black crushed velvet bodcon dress! Features a soft crushed velvet, with a taffeta pleated ruffle collar and back. Rhinestone detail along the front and back col...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Emanuel Ungaro Metallic Gold Avant Garde Space Age Jacket
By Emanuel Ungaro
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing vintage Ungaro pale gold metallic asymmetrical blazer/jacket! Buttons up the front, along with hook and eyes. Incredibly versatile! Fully lined. In great condition. Marked Si...
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1990s Blazers

Ronaldus Shamask Avant Garde 1980's Vintage Cream Wool Dress Size 6/8
By Ronaldus Shamask
Located in Portland, OR
This vintage cream dress was designed by Ronaldus Shamask in the 1980's. The dress has front pockets, a back button at the neck, made of a fine wool and is lined. This dress is in...
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1980s Day Dresses

Vintage Thierry Mugler Blue Velvet Metallic Power Suit Avant Garde
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Chicago, IL
Wonderful vintage Thierry Mugler blue velvet metallic skirt suit! Signature Avant Garde lapels, pockets, waistband, etc. Features a high waist pencil skirt, and fitted blazer. Both w...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Krizia Avant Garde Bubble Textured Effect Gray Vintage Coat, 1990s
By KRIZIA POI, Krizia
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
An incredible and rare vintage puffer style jacket from the 90s by Italian fashion house, Krizia. In a futuristic fabric which is masterfully quilted, creating a cloud or bubble like...
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1990s Coats

Vintage Thierry Mugler Black ' Silver Bullet ' Avant Garde 1990s Dress
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Chicago, IL
Remarkable vintage Thierry Mugler black dress! Features silver metal 'bullets' at collar, cuffs, and on one side of the skirt hem (at slit). Attached belt that fastens in the back, w...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Jean Claude Jitrois Vintage 1980s Black Leather Avant Garde Coat
By Jean-Claude Jitrois
Located in Sparks, NV
Stunning avant garde batwing coat by Jean Claude Jitrois featuring sued and leather fabric blocking, huge dolman sleeves and an elegant and unique silhouette. Soft buttery leather an...
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Late 20th Century Cocoon Coats

Vintage Paloma Picasso Shield Avant Garde Made in Germany 1980's
By Paloma Picasso
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Mint Vintage Paloma Picasso Sunglasses Made in Germany 1980's. Black frame holding a beautiful mono lens in brown gradient. Frame with minor wear due to storage. Made in Germ...
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1980s Sunglasses

Comme des Garcons Vintage Black Avant Garde Patchwork Shift Dress
By Comme des Garçons
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique Comme des Garcons black shift dress with patchwork sides and painted "wet look" trim. Details: Unlined No Closure/ Fabric Contains Stretch Marked Size: Small...
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Late 20th Century Shift Dresses

Incredible Vintage Patrick Kelly Avant Garde Sexy Red Velvet Dress
By Patrick Kelly
Located in Chicago, IL
Stunning vintage Patrick Kelly dress in bright red velvet, with layers and layers of silk tulle at hem. In great condition. Approximately Size Small-Medium, as there is quite a bit o...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Wonderful Vintage Victor Costa Avant Garde ' Origami ' Silk Floral Dress
By Victor Costa
Located in Chicago, IL
Impressive vintage Victor Costa floral silk wiggle dress! Ruched sleeves, with an asymmetrical hem. Wonderful origami-like detail at one side go bottom hem. Dipped back, with hidden ...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Patrick Kelly " Barcode " Black & White Avant Garde Mini Dress
By Patrick Kelly
Located in Chicago, IL
Incredibly rare vintage Patrick Kelly "Barcode" dress! Black and white barcode print throughout. Stunning shape, that is very flattering on the body. Looks great alone, or belted. Fu...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Carolina Herrera Vintage Sequin Black & Yellow Lightning Jacket Avant Garde
By Carolina Herrera
Located in Chicago, IL
Featuring a stunning vintage Carolina Herrera all-over sequin jacket. Avant Garde style, with stripes of yellow throughout. Snap closure down front. Fully lined. In great condition. ...
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1990s Blazers

Vintage Thierry Mugler Black Avant Garde 1980s Asymmetrical Sash 80s Jacket
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Chicago, IL
Iconic vintage 80s THIERRY MUGLER black Avant Garde blazer jacket! Features a pleated sash that crosses over the side front, with a hammered silver buckle closure at side waist. Incr...
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1980s Blazers

1990s Moschino Cheap & Chic Avant Garde Vintage 90s Little Black Dress
By Moschino Cheap and Chic, Moschino
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic, with an edge 1990s MOSCHINO CHEAP AND CHIC little black dress! Features a fitted tailored bodice with black rosettes and appliqués on left waist. Flirty skirt can accomodate...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Fantastic Vintage Escada Avant Garde 1980s Embroidered Velvet 80s Bomber Jacket
By Margaretha Ley
Located in Chicago, IL
Stylish vintage LAUREL for ESCADA 1980s Avant Garde velvet cotton bomber jacket! Features panels of hunter green, royal blue and purple, with gold embroidery throughout. Double breas...
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1980s Jackets

Sexy Vintage Thierry Mugler 1990s Avant Garde Black Bodycon Dress w/ Pockets
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Chicago, IL
Sexy vintage THIERRY MUGLER black 90s bodycon dress! Signature Mugler details, with an avant garde flare! Features double straps at each shoulder, that form a flattering bust line. S...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Rare 1980s Kansai Yamamoto Avant Garde Varsity Collegiate Wool Vintage Sweater
By Kansai Yamamoto
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare early 80s KANASI YAMAMOTO Avant Garde black and white / ivory (and ice blue) wool sweater! Collector's item that will only increase in value. Military inspired buttons at should...
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1980s Pullovers

Tachi Castillo Vintage Mexican Colorful Rainbow Striped Cotton Avant Garde Top
By Tachi Castillo
Located in Chicago, IL
Fabulous vintage TACHI CASTILLO colorful rainbow striped cotton blouse! Castillo was a well-known Mexican designer specializing in cotton fabrics, and hand sewing each of her pieces....
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1980s Blouses and Tops

1980s Eugene Alexander Avant Garde Green + Black Vintage 80s Mini Dress
By Eugene Alexander
Located in Chicago, IL
Avant Garde EUGENE ALEXANDER 1980s green silk brocade and black silk velvet off the shoulder mini dress! Features an off-the-shoulder bodice in a pretty green hue. Oversized pouf sle...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Victor Costa Size 12 Black Avant Garde Rhinestone Cocktail Dress
By Victor Costa Saks Fifth Ave, Victor Costa
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful vintage VICTOR COSTA for SAKS FIFTH AVENUE black cocktail dress! Features a fitted bodice, with a forgiving full skirt. Collar can be worn flipped up or down. POCKETS at ea...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Claude Montana 1980s Avant Garde Lipstick Red Leather Vintage 80s Belt
By Claude Montana
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare vintage mid 1980s CALUDE MONTANA lipstick red oversized Avant Garde leather belt! Shaped like a machete, this piece of fashion history offers so much style! Raised leather notch...
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1980s Belts

Bernard Perris Vintage Brown Wool / Silk Avant Garde Cape Coat, 1980s
By Bernard Perris Paris, Bernard Perris
Located in Sparks, NV
Absolutely gorgeous vintage cape / coat by Bernard Perris in what feels like a brown silk / wool blend. This coat is asymmetric and has a 3/4 length sleeve on one side and a wrapped ...
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1980s Capes

Issey Miyake Sculptural Pleats Please Vintage Pleated Avant Garde Midi Dress
By Issey Miyake
Located in Sparks, NV
Stunning vintage Issey Miyake Pleats Please dress. Unlined with no closure (pulls on over the head). The bust measures 29-42" (unstretched-stretched), waist 30-46", hips 40...
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1990s Day Dresses

Amazing Vintage Emanuel Ungaro Couture Gold Metallic Avant Garde Peplum Jacket
By Emanuel Ungaro
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous vintage EMANUEL UNGARO gold metallic avant garde jacket / blazer! Gold metallic silk, with dramatic sleeves, and tapered cuffs. Buttons up the waist, with exterior and inter...
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1990s Blazers

Claude Montana Vintage 80s 1980s Black Wool + Leather Avant Garde Top
By Claude Montana
Located in Sparks, NV
Unique charcoal and black wool avant garde top by Claude Montana. Button up neck can be worn multiple ways! Soft lambskin leather epaulettes. Unlined. Details: Unlined Front P...
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Late 20th Century Blouses

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Vintage Avant Garde For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact vintage or contemporary vintage avant garde you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. If you’re looking for an option in Black and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Gray, Brown and protectString (more). Finding the perfect vintage avant garde may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions were made as early as the 20th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 20th Century, can also be found on the site. There have been many well-made iterations of this accessory over the years, but those made by Thierry Mugler, Victor Costa and Claude Montana are often thought to be among the most stylish. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much is a Vintage Avant Garde?

Prices for a vintage avant garde can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $124 and can go as high as $17,703, while, on average they fetch $850.