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SAVAGE GARDEN

by Andre J., http://avantgardien.tumblr.com, stylist,contributing fashion editor from Manila, Philippines

66 comments · 8 · April 26, 2011

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Andre Judd - Vintage Tropical Flora Print, Jerome Ang Scorpion Brooches, Tie Dye Wedges, Trf Tie Dye Tank - SAVAGE GARDEN
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  1. tropical flora print

    vintage

  2. scorpion brooches

    Jerome Ang

    , in Brooches
  3. tie dye wedges

    , in Wedges
  4. tie dye tank

    TRF

    , in Tank Tops



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life feels like a savage garden. its not the safe sheltered life we once knew when we were young. if you are not careful you can be eaten alive. dont be the prey. learn to survive. that is what im teaching myself these days.

thank you to Vincent, Medusa, Nikki M, Daniella R, and Tabby for getting me thru the emotional rollercoaster. im truly grateful.


love vintage illustrations of flora and fauna. The shirt Im wearing reminds me of these illustrations with its heavily contrasted detail and rich color. I love that the shirt is designed like a scuba suit because it adds depth to the already literal terran feel of the print. Speaking of depth the oriental flora detail of the gillet/vest worn as skirt below adds dimension to the east/west hybridization. the fauna comes in the form of cold metal scorpions. Love how mechanical it appears yet stunningly exudes that sheen of its exterior. a contrast between natural and artifical. the tie dye shoes and tank (obscured and layered under by the floral print shirt) has this summer feel which I am expressing (an underying feeling to get away from the city and enjoy the beach).

I like to wear my vests like this when it gets hot. From afar it looks like a skirt but its just a way to wear them much like tying the sleeves of your shirt or jacket on the hips. In fact the sleeves act as easy access to pockets. quite functional and aesthetically pleasing too (as it adds an illusion of hips to my hipless frame).


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Comments (66)

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Vilma H
wow Andre! beautiful as always, those prints are stunning!x
Andre Judd
thanks Vilma:)!!!!!!!!!!!
Carolyn M
That shirt is nuts! I love it. I've also never seen a vest like that - I thought it was a skirt at first. Actually pretty cool. :]
+hype
Andre Judd
thanks Carolyn:)!!!!!!!!!!
RA ☥
woah woah woah! Andre! you're killing me!!! extremely stunning, totally love it <3<3<3
Andre Judd
R A i adore you more!!!!!!!!!!!
Eline Coolen
I want your clothes. It's just absolutely amazing, nothing more to say. amen :)
Andre Judd
wow Eline!!!:) what a fantastic thing to say:)!!!!! thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
Lets Fly Away By Biophilia
this is a great look you have made.. it's great the way you got inspired y feelings and symbols ..i m agree with that phrases im learning how to survive this life ..great look and i lob the flowers with that scorpions its like a surrealist paint :)..lovely
Andre Judd
thanks Dvid:)!!!!!by the way did i tell you i love surrealism?:)
Camille Sioco
I love love love your shirt! The colours are so vibrant! I love the tank/skirt combo! I love how you stand out from the crowd! <3
Andre Judd
CAMILLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
Gilbert Ganda
this is the most amazing look i have ever seen! extra ordinarty! I love your stylee you are amazing!
Andre Judd
wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks Gilbert:)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Medusa C
Colors are back and I am glad. Although I loved your dark looks too
Loved the scorpions; they look rough and mean.
Your vest for skirt is wow, Signature Andre art!!! Love it all so much
Oh and the print of your shirt is amazing, very bright and yet so summery

And I am glad I could help you, hope the roller coaster is now going up.
Plenty of hugs and kisses <3 xoxo
Andre Judd
thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) for now im hoping itll stay up.
Medusa C
It will my dear, it will
mwah :*

  

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