The Blonds Fall/Winter 2011

The Blonds Fall 2011 show definitely earned a place on my short list of “most memorable” shows of the season. I went in knowing to expect glitz and glamour, and even a few hijinks. By night’s end, the show, at Milk Studios, had met my expectations, and more.

After a short video intro, the show began with the appearance of two Chinese dragons hopping down the runway.
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The two dragons “fought”, danced, and playfully pawed at the audience in the front row.
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Celebrities like EVE, Aubrey O’Day, Miss J, and Jay Manuel, and Amanda Lepore laughed as the dragons entertained them.
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And then, the models appeared:
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The great thing about The Blonds is that while most of us probably will never wear anything like the amazing, theatrical costume-esque creations they send down the runway, once you see them in person, the desire is there. If I became a pop star tomorrow, would I want The Blonds to dress me? Definitely. All one needs is an incredibly special occasion to imagine themselves wearing such sparkling, imaginative clothing.

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This show is fantasy dressing at it’s finest.
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The Asian influenced collection referenced the theme in multiple ways, including chop sticks, fortune cookies, geisha girls, goddess statues, and of course, dragons. Every detail from the nail art, to the makeup, down to the impossibly bright, glittery shoes added to the look.

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One of my favorites.

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Corsets, a Blonds staple were of course also worked into the collection.

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I thought use of colored fringe was the most beautiful aspect of the collection.

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The final look of the show was another incredible dragon, modeled by Phillipe!
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At the end, designers David and Phillipe Blond came out to take their bows in front of a roaring, cheering crowd:
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See the full photo set here.

All Photos and Content ®2011 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

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