and David Blond
Spring/ Summer 2009
The Altman Building
135 West 18th Street
September 10, 2008
Written by Jamie Sharpe
Photographed by Belkis Carrasco
Style icons sat front
row at the Blonds Spring/Summer 2009 runway show.
Sequins, glitter, see through material, feathers,
and full-on glam were part of a fashion story that
entrenched the audience in a dialogue about everything
fabulous in the New York City fashion scene. Designers
David and Phillipe Blond infused the spirit of club
goers and glamizons through the use of brightly
hued fabric and provocative clothing. Paying homage
to a Pink Floyd-meets-Donna Summer theme, the clothing
focused on nightlife and special occasion ensembles.
Playing upon the tile of the show, the result was
that a blond beauty had mysteriously fallen from
the sky and ended up at a chic party. And she was,
of course, dressed to thrill.
The models were vamped
out in MAC makeup, sky high stilettos, and Barbie-esque
physiques. For most collections, this would be entirely
too much sparkle. But, for the Blonds, this love
of look-at-me glamour just generated even more buzz.
Definitely not fans of the minimalist movement,
the Blonds reminded us that fashion should never
take itself too seriously. And, of course, they
proved that Blonds really do have more fun. Our
thoughts? Party on because we just can’t get
enough of these guys!
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