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THE BLONDS
FALL 2017

We first met the Blonds years back, when they sold their denim line to edgy downtown retailer Patricia Field.

THE BLONDS
S/S 2017

David and Phillipe Blond, designers for downtown label The Blonds, seem to take a fantasy approach with every collection they design each season.

THE BLONDS
F/W 2016

David and Phillipe Blond served us major Alice in Wonderland realness for their Fall/Winter 2106 show.

THE BLONDS
F/W 2015

THE BLONDS F/W 2015

THE CLOCKWORK ORANGE

Design duo Phillipe and David Blond have always mesmerized us with their fabulous creations. This season the Blonds paid homage to directors Alejandro Jodorowsky and Stanley Kubrick. But it was Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange” references that really caught our eye as the collection opened with strong black and white looks. Staples included their beautiful embellished bodysuits and catsuits accessorized with glamorous furs by Helen Yarmak (the bright orange one with multiple tails had us on the floor), as well as the most stupendous Christian Louboutin boots. We must note a dazzling “camouflage” jacket and pant comprised of amoebic shaped foil pieces, reminiscent of the great Paco Rabanne. Of course, no Blonds show goes without their trademark over-the-top big hair. And this season was no different, with beautiful 60’s inspired, waist length, back combed hair by Kien Hoang for Oribe. Makeup was once again provided by the genius of Kabuki for M.A.C. Pro Team, characterized by a sensational winged black and white eye and a soft pale pink lip. These frocks could never be considered ready-to-wear, but rather “in-your-face” stage wear for glittery superstars. And we’re just fine with that! Photography Alexander Thompson.

THE BLONDS
S/S 2015

  • The Blonds Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented at New York's Milk Studios. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • The talented Phillipe Blond, co-designer for The Blonds, walks for the Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Milk Studios in New York. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Models on the runway in the latest designs from design duo The Blonds. Photographed at Milk Studios NY by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • The Blonds NY S/S15 collection, presented at Milk Studios New York during fashion week. Photographs by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Over-the-top creations by The Blonds Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Photographed at New York's Milk Studios by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A bejeweled bodysuit and thigh high boots, created by The Blonds S/S15. Photographed at Milk Studios by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Custom creations by New York City design duo The Blonds, for Spring/Summer 2015. Photographed at Milk Studios by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Chola inspired designs by The Blonds NY. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A model walks for The Blonds S/S15 in New York CIty at Milk Studios, photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Creations on the runway by The Blonds S/S15 collection, photographed in New York City by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A tattoed bodysuit created by The Blonds NY, shown during New York Fashion Week at Milk Studios. Photos by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A bodysuit made to look like a candle with wax drippings, on the runway for The Blonds S/S15. Photo by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A portrait of a model with a huge braid, photographed backstage at The Blonds S/S15. Photograph taken by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Models photographed right after The Blonds S/S15 show at Milk Studios in New York City. Photos by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A profile of a model in an elaborate hairdo, backstage at The Blonds Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Models photographed after the show, backstage at the Blonds S/S15 show in New York. Photos by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A model photographed backstage at The Blonds S/S15 show, in an oversized blonde wig. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A model backstage posing for a photographer, at The Blonds S/S15 collection at Milk Studios NY. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Models snapped backstage at The Blonds S/S15 collection at Milk Studios in New York. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • A model in an oversized braid, backstage at The Blonds S/S15 collection at Milk Studios NY. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Models gets ready to change backstage at The Blonds S/S15 show at Milk Studios in New York. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Portrait of two beautiful models, backstage at The Blonds S/S15 in New York City. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Young models pose for photographer Alexander Thompson, backstage at The Blonds S/S15 show. Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Backstage at The Blonds, S/S15. Photograph by Alexander Thompson at Milk Studios NY, for Ponyboy Magazine.
  • Close up photo of a model's hair, backstage at The Blonds Spring/Summer 2015. Photo by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy Magazine.

THE BLONDS S/S 2015

“CHOLA LOVE”

Classic is not a term that is usually associated with The Blonds. However, this over-the-top collection presented at Milk Studios in New York was “Classic Blonds” in every way. Phillipe and David Blond, the extremely creative design duo behind the collection, channeled a harem of Chola girls for Spring/Summer 2015. It was pure bad girl beauty including their signature over-the-top jewel encrusted bodices and jumpsuits, as well as sheer harem pants, tattoo bodysuits, and silk roses galore! Our best loved piece would have to be the mind blowing, religiously inspired “candle-dripped” corset. Can you say Catholic Couture? The styling was on the mark as well, including insane nails, gigantic blonde Rapunzel style braids and enormous gold door-knocker banji earrings. The teardrop tattoo on upper cheek was a genius and crucial touch created by make-up wizard Kabuki. The Blonds held true to their twisted, glamorous style as the couturiers of the pop star set. So, lookout for their spectacular creations on upcoming tours all over the world! And on a final note, besides all of the fabulous night club personalities attending the show, we truly enjoyed an impromptu whirl and twirl on the runway by The Lady Bunny herself, in her classic psychedelic micro mini and gargantuan wig. Photography Alexander Thompson.