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Give reasons for your choice; if you want to.

Any other groups, feel free to add, any disagrement with my grouping, also feel free.

Also do add brands to the groups if you want, as this may create a comprehensive list.
 

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Don't forget, it is what you feel best wearing, and nothing to do with price, as results up untill now would suggest
 

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Perhaps the avant garde designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Dirk Schonberger, Matsuda, Yohji Yamamoto, etc. Not neccesarily a la Hollywood; more a la Tokyo.
 

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Labelking,

Would you not say that they would come under cutting-edge? (Even if Tokyo and not Hollywood)
 

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Labelking, Would you not say that they would come under cutting-edge? (Even if Tokyo and not Hollywood)
Yes, I suppose. Although Dior Homme isn't as avant garde compared to say Comme des Garcons or Vivienne Westwood. Even Jean Paul Gaultier, one of my favorite brands. Absolutely love his S/S '04 with the corset, and silk suit.
 

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Though I would agree LA, I must say that these are just broad groups, and not to be considered the final word in what they are, and certainly there could be some overlaps. Personaly I think Gaultier is plain weird, and not cutting-edge or avant-garde by any means (no offence Label King), but that is only my opinion.

To an extent, even Levis was cutting edge at a time.

That is why I said, if anyone wanted to suggest different groupings, they should feel free.
 

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Not that I would choose this category but high street fashion should be represented; Banana Republic, Club Monaco, J. Crew. I guess that most people wear this stuff.

I'd say my dress is more along the lines of LA Guy's response. For example today I'm wearing a vintage Wrangler cowboy shirt with Paper Denim jeans.

What I feel best wearing would obviously be a bespoke Saville Row suit though I haven't had this pleasure... yet.
 

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Wow, why do you call it High-Street in the US aswell. In the UK every city, town and village has a High Street, and that is where such shops are, hence the name for stores like Marks & Spencer, Next, Gap, H&M, etc. But I have never seen a High Street in the US.
 

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Wow, why do you call it High-Street in the US aswell.
We actually don't. I don't know what we call it here, though I know that you British do call it high street, so I just said it as such.
 

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Gaultier is one of the few designers who actually cuts extremely well. Alexander McQueen being another. His women's couture lines are absolutely sublime. The men's I have to admit, certain items are a bit displeasing in aesthetics. But there are various collections that are stunningly designed.
Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture S/S '00
 

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I had the opportunity to purchase a whackload of JPG recently at about 95% off retail and didn't buy a single piece. The stuff is way, way too out there for almost anyone.
 

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