David Cárdenas, was born in Maracay Edo aragua the city of venezuela garden. builds his career in Caracas, Venezuela. During his career as a stylist, make-up artist and fashion designer, Cárdenas worked in large companies such as Wella venezuela C.A Sebastian professional and RCTV radio caracas television venevision entere others and beauty contests and has the opportunity to train participants for international competitions. From that moment, Cárdenas wants to continue his career, and at that moment he takes the step to go to Europe. While traveling throughout Europe, he falls in love with Holland, its culture, its people and many other characteristics that make it a special country. From then on, Cárdenas has enough reasons to move to the Netherlands.
In 2010, Cárdenas meets miss Desiree van den Berg casually. He has a task to make a makeup and during this process, they get to know each other more. Van den Berg told Cárdenas about her participation as Miss Nederland in the international Miss Universe election. Cárdenas, in turn, informs her about his experience as a coach of Misses and, despite the fact that the election is quite soon, they agreed that Cárdenas will train her.
In 2012, Cárdenas was contacted directly by Miss Netherlands. He was invited to train Miss Nederland 2012 Natalie den Dekker. As a result, for the first time in 27 years, the Netherlands receives a prize again, this time the third place at Miss Universe contest for 'National costume', which was named 'Mosaic'. Due to this award, Natalie den Dekker got the opportunity to participate in the "Miss International" election, in which she got the first place in "National costume" and, in addition, becomes the First Finalist of the Miss International 2013. This time, the inspiration for the national costume is the painting of Van Gogh "Sunflower"
After this success in 2012, Cárdenas was proposed to work with:
Stephanie Tency - Miss Universe 2013 (7th place for the typical costumes - Peacock Amsterdam)
Jacqueline Steenbeek - Miss World 2013 (10th place for the gala costume)
Yasmin Verheijen - Miss Universe 2014 (4th finalist in all Miss Universe elections)
Finally, Cardenas decides to start his own beauty contest - Miss Avantgarde. He discusses this idea and concept with his friend and business partner Vicky Zimmerman. By 2015, they began to develop the election of Miss Avantgarde. A little later, in 2016, it becomes an event for Miss and Mr. Avantgarde.
The election of Miss and Mr. Avantgarde is distinguished from similar events. It is the first contest in which a fashion designer plays a leading role, working with a miss, creates one costume made of recycled material. With this creation, designer has a chance to win the award for the Best Recycling Designer Avantgarde.
On the other hand, Mr. Avantgarde works closely with his own photographer. This is intended to present a final selection of three images. This selection includes a black and white photo, an indoor and outdoor photo. They work together with the corresponding selection to obtain the award "Best Avantgarde Photographer".
The whole concept of Miss and Mr. Avantgarde has been designed and developed by professional fashion designer David Cardenas. David is famous in the world of fashion for his special creations for Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International Miss Earth, Miss Eco International and other world elections