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BLANDÓN fall 2013 collection

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Spring Collection 2013

Spring Collection 2013.

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BLANDÓN and Miss Universe, Leila Lopes

The current Miss Universe Lelia Lopes from Angola had a recent visit to the big apple and stopped by our showroom to check out some of the brands including BLANDÓN.  We are thrilled and hope to see her in a BLANDÓN some time soon!  Thanks Leila!  Continue to reign so chic and fabulously!604113_485094578180059_1785797629_n

Miss Universe Leila Lopes browsing BLANDÓN spring 2013 collection

Miss Universe Leila Lopes browsing BLANDÓN spring 2013 collection

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FALL 2012 TRUNK SHOW: NEW YORK CITY

The fall 2012 trunk show NEW YORK, NY will take place September, 29 2012.  It will be an afternoon of fashion, bubbly, and fun!

Five of our hottest fall dresses will be available for purchase.  For details, review the invitation and RSVP via our facebook page event.  Make sure you ‘like’ us!

See you soon!

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BLANDÓN in a German fashion magazine

One of our fall collection 2012 dresses appears in the German fashion publication titled Joy !  Our ‘Sleeveless Shift Dress with Panel’ is a stylish and unique dress made from a combination of fabrics, including spandex, giving the dress a comfort level every woman loves.  The dress is manufactured in a warm Malbec color only.  Much appreciation to the magazine ‘Joy’ and our showroom, Smart Alex!

Here are images of the dress in the publication and from our fall look book:

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BLANDÓN Trunk Show Miami: Success

trunk show“: a special sale in which vendors present merchandise directly to store personnel or select customers at a retail location or another unique venue. In many cases it allows store personnel to preview and/or purchase merchandise before it is made available to the public. It is particularly desirable to have the actual designer present at the event. Most small businesses do this to get more buys.-Wikipedia

Our intimate trunk show held in Miami this past July turned out to be a success!  The afternoon was filled with fashion, camaraderie, and lots of champagne!  Attendees where able to view, sport, and purchase a few of our Fall 2012 collection.  We thank each and every individual that participated and attended the show.  Special gratitude to our dear friends Christopher Martinez for so graciously opening the doors to his home by hosting the event and to Sandra Morales for supplying her photography skills and time creating some vivid images from the event.

Our next trunk show is to be held in the fashion Mecca New York City this fall!  Stay tuned for details…

Enjoy…we sure did!

All images by Sandra Morales.  For photography and graphic designs by Sandra Morales, please visit her blog:  Simply Sands

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BLANDÓN TRUNK SHOW MIAMI

BLANDÓN will be hosting a trunk show in July!  There is nothing like getting a group of fashionistas on a Saturday afternoon to enjoy great company, shopping, and some bubbly! The event will be hosted in sunny Miami.   Guests will be able to purchase garments from the fall 2012 collection.  A large inventory will be available at the event.  We are looking forward to what we know will be a fabulous afternoon!

 

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From CHANEL, with love

Have you or someone you know wrongfully used the fashion label ‘CHANEL’?  Are you guilty of using words or phrases such as “CHANEL for now” “CHANEL-issime” “CHANEL-ed” “CHANEL-esq” “CHANEL-ized” or any word/phrase using the CHANEL name to describe something that is not actually tagged with the CHANEL label ?  If so, the advertisement posted on the last page of WWD(Women’s Wear Daily) today, Monday, June 18, 2012, is targeted and meant just for you!

It seems as though the world-renowned and well-recognized label CHANEL is fed up with editors, advertisers, copywriters, and “well-intentioned mis-users” using the brand name to describe something that may be similar to a CHANEL piece but is not.  As it is clearly stated in the advertisement, they recognize their style is famous but a piece is not a CHANEL piece if it was not designed, created, and tagged by CHANEL.  The ad continues by stating how flattered they are by those “CHANEL-ized” words created and used, but they need to stop.  To finalize, they mention how much their lawyers detest this.  Threat? Possibly.

We at BLANDÓN recognize and respect the elegance and high-fashion that is CHANEL.  Although we see the use of the name CHANEL in the context described in the advertisement as flattery, we also understand the importance and value of a real CHANEL piece.  The label has been a major contributor and leader in the fashion industry.  From its’ roots and beginnings providing women with self-confidence and empowerment to the lifestyle it is today, CHANEL deserves our respect and acknowledgement.  We also think the ad not only advertises the mis-use of the brand name, but also serves as a full-page ad simply about CHANEL reminding us of their uniqueness and prestige.

What do you say?

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BLANDÓN {Highlight Look of the Week}

The BLANDÓN highlight look is the Heidi Dress in gray from the fall collection 2012. The Heidi dress is a unique piece to have in ones closet as the ‘go-to’ dress for any day time event, business at the office, or as the one to count on taking you from day to evening. Made from stretch cotton satin, it was designed to keep the woman looking chic and stylish, yet comfortable. It is designed with an edgy racer cut back and a pleat detail adding an element of surprise. The designer has suggested both day and evening styles for the dress. Let us know what you think. The Heidi dress is available now at edressme.com

For evening wear…

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN OPAQUE SUEDE-TRIM POINT TOE PUMPS

“Christian Louboutin Pumps. Need I say more? This pump is a perfect match with the Heidi Dress for evening wear.” – Lesly Blandon, Designer

PROENZA SCHOULER PS1 POCHETTE SUEDE

“I selected this grape colored clutch suede purse because it looks fabulous with the gray color and adds a great pop of color” – Lesly Blandón, Designer

For day wear…

ROBERT CLERGERIE RONDO PATENT LEATHER & LEATHER WEDGE SANDALS

“Whether it be taking a stroll in the city, running errands, or headed to the office, these leather wedge sandals are perfect for looking chic, yet comfortable. “ – Lesly Blandón, Designer

“Another amazing pop of color that looks fabulous with the gray Heidi dress. ” – Lesly Blandón, Designer


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