The dark background and silver set it apart from the Avant-Garde Milicienne (the youth auxiliary) which had red background and the female and other auxiliaries which had a blue circle inside of the red.
The classical music composed there tends to have strong European influences, but there have also been several popular avant-garde composers who blend European influences with indigenous traditions.
While a select few hailed the ensemble as avant-garde, the general consensus was that it was a major mistake for the style-challenged star.
In fact, Italian horologists have provided many important innovations to the wristwatch industry with over 200 years of precision movement construction and avant-garde stylistic contributions.
Inspiration for this type of décor comes from the art colonies of nineteenth century Europe where musicians, actors, artists, and writers converged into avant-garde communities.