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WHITE QUEEN of the HELLFIRE CLUB

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

72 comments · 7 · October 13, 2011

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Andre Judd - Protacio White Button Down Shirt, Black Scarf With Lurex Lightning Pattern, Collection Of Rings, Ruffled Collar With Attached Lace Bib - WHITE QUEEN of the HELLFIRE CLUB
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  1. White button down shirt

    Protacio

    , in Shirts
  2. Black scarf with lurex lightning pattern

    , in Scarves
  3. Collection of rings

    , in Rings
  4. Ruffled collar with attached lace bib



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Well I have been a huge fan of X-Men and Marvel comics as far as i could remember. Even majority of my top Marvel characters come from the X-men. So it was just natural for me to be inspired by one of their many characters. Though, I didn't want any literal reference to the White Queen in terms of clothing, the only thing that will tie my look with that of the her would be the use of white and the idea of royalty inspired garments. Playing on the notion that kings or queens adorn themselves with ruffled collars as part of their wardrobe, i decided to incorporate it in my look. After all, I love a bit of historicity in my looks added but with a bit of modernism (by making the ruffled attached to the lace bib:) This collar with lace bib is a design I made years ago and when I was going through stuff (for storage/disposal) I saw it again and it beckoned. I think it wanted to be worn:) Speaking of lost and found items, the lightning knit scarf is an old piece. In fact a trivia for you peeps. I actually wore it in my very first look for lookbook. The reason I brought it out again was because of a conversation I had with three people from lookbook. They just inspired me. This is for Robert, Julian, and Max:)!!! You are just so amazing guys!!!


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Lisa Malanij
I recently finished reading Essential X-Men Volume 2 and can totally appreciate the X-Men / White Queen /Hellfire club reference ;] Excellent outfit.
Andre Judd
Lisa thank you:)!!!!!!!
Darya Kamalova
Andre, you are gorgeous as susal! love the shirt! like "alice in wonderland"!! <3
Andre Judd
Darya thank you:)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nicole Wong
love your fashion style, so unique and different. the world needs more people like you :) love the rings and the necklase :)
Andre Judd
thank you Nicole:)!!!!!
Lind L.
cal i say i am absolutely in love with this one xD i just love the scarf thing :3
Andre Judd
Lind thank you:)!!!!!!!!!!
Max. G
Wow! Very nice!! I love the fact that all your looks do have an own story, you are so meticulous when dressing up! Every detail may be explained by something, you seem to be aware of all your influences, and that's something amazing! I'm glad the conversation on your first look has given you the idea to make this new one, thanks a lot for dedicating! + thank you so much for always be here to respond to every comment, I guess you must be seriously running out of time!! you're the best :)
Andre Judd
MAX:)!!!!!!!!!!thank you:)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!indeed a pleasure to hear from you:)!!!!!
Eduardo Geraldis
wooooow beautiful white shirt and your necklace is pretty! LOVE THE WHOLE LOOK!
Andre Judd
Eduardo thank you:)!!!!!!!!!
Daniella Robins
I love this look Andre!!!!!!! The white shirt with the ruffle neck detailing and lace bib are such chic and creative detailing!!!!! And i love how you kept the rest of the outfit black!!!!!

Hyped!!! :):):):)
Andre Judd
Daniella thank you:)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sharon Kwan
this is one of your more tame looks, but I love it lots!
I like the slightly victorian ruffle collar and pendant. And the plain black and white is awesome. I love victorian touches to modern outfits!
You are always awesome, Andre.
My heart for today (though really you deserve one for every look!!)
Andre Judd
thank you SHARON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

  

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