How To Incorporate Avant-Garde And Surrealism Into Your Fashion

Avant-garde and Surrealism really shook up the fashion world. Their bold and quirky styles still inspire designers.


Avant-garde and Surrealism really shook up the fashion world. Designers like Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo went wild with their ideas, making clothes that were totally different from the norm. They wanted fashion to be more about art and less about following rules. Then you had Surrealist designers like Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí, who made clothes that looked like they came from a dream. Lobster prints, shoe hats – you name it, they did it! Their bold and quirky styles still inspire designers today to break free from the usual and get creative with fashion.

  1. 1 Ali Wong in Iris Van Herpen Haute Couture

  2. 2 Elsa Hosk in Viktor & Rolf Spring 2023 Haute Couture

  3. 3 Ziwe in Chocheng Fall 2023

  4. 4 Julia Fox in Nicolas Jebran

  5. 5 Cate Blanchett in Schiaparelli Haute Couture

  6. 6 Nicola Coughlan in Harris Reed

  7. 7 Natasha Poonawalla in a Schiaparelli Spring 2022 Haute Couture orbital corset with an embellished dress by Indian designer Sabyasachi

  8. 8 Janelle Monáe in Christian Siriano

  9. 9 Rawdah Mohamed in Robert Wun

  10. 10 Katy Perry in Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture

  11. 11 Precious Lee in Comme des Garçons

  12. 12 Daphne Guinness in Alexander McQueen

  13. 13 Chloe Bailey in Area Spring 2022 Couture

  14. 14 Hunter Schafer in Acne Studios

  15. 15 Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann x Jean Paul Gaultier

  16. 16 Doja Cat in Schiaparelli

  17. 17 Aubrey Plaza in Loewe

  18. 18 Zendaya in Loewe

  19. 19 Hunter Schafer in Ann Demeulemeester

  20. 20 Rihanna in Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons

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