06.04.12

Kat Graham In The Blonds – Logo’s New Now Next Awards

Rye Rye’s objective was to be colourful on the red carpet whilst attending of Logo’s New Now Next Awards at Avalon in Hollywood, California yesterday evening, whilst Kat Graham’s was to sparkle.

The ‘Vampire’s Diaries’ actress wore a print dress enriched with Swarovski crystals from The Blonds Fall 2012 collection.

Blinged out to the max, she still opted for embellished heels with spiked details.

Her now signature high ponytail completed her look.

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16.02.12

The Blonds Fall 2012

The Blonds’ Fall 2012 presentation was my last show this fashion week.

David and Phillipe Blond were inspired by vintage biker chick flicks and the animated film ‘Heavy Metal’. They want women to be strong characters, equalling men in strength and prowess, but still look stunning and glamorous.

We saw strong fitted silhouettes with severe colours such as blood red, ice blue and jet black.

Distressed materials like leather and denim were mixed with crystals which made for an explosive presentation of fitted dresses, jumpsuits and bedazzling panties, but it was the corsets everyone wanted to see.

The crystal-embellished corset were breathtaking and I loved the red and black leather corset which reminded me of Michael Jackson’s iconic ‘Thriller’ leather jacket.

With Lil’ Kim in the front row, I wonder if she will get first dibs on this collection.

After attending four The Blonds fashion shows, this is the first time I have seen them dabbled in menswear.

Front Row: Lil’ Kim, Cassie and Adam Lambert

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Fergie, Rihanna and Kylie Minogue

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Best Dressed Of The Week – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Alexander McQueen & Jennifer Hudson In The Blonds

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge won your votes wearing a sleek black velvet Alexander McQueen strapless gown to The Sun Military Awards this week.

This was my third favourite look from Catherine this year, following her Alexander McQueen wedding gown and her gorgeous Jenny Packham gown.

Jennifer Hudson was my favourite wearing The Blonds to the VH1 Diva event.

Her multi-coloured crystal-encrusted gown and perfectly complementary sandals was a real diva moment.

Diana Ross would be proud.

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Jennifer Hudson In The Blonds & Dolce & Gabbana – VH1’s Divas Celebrate Soul Performances

Jennifer Hudson showcased more than just her singing abilities when she took to the stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City last night for VH1’s Divas Celebrate Soul event.

She wore a very sexy ruby mini dress from The Blonds Spring 2012 collection.

This signature corset dress is bejewelledwith contrasting sequins.

It’s a shame that the PVC strips across the front of the bodice and the straps are visible, because she really worked this look on the stage.

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16.09.11

The Blonds Spring 2012

I am always very entertained by The Blonds runway show as they always put on a full production.

This season I was so excited about their Spring 2012 offerings that I skipped out on desert at a dinner party to make sure I was on time for this show – and I’m never one to skip out on a slice of Tiramisu.

Every season The Blonds always give us a new theme.

This season the theme was Playboy with bunny ears as accessories.

After a week of pastels and florals, the designers served up signature corsets, leotards embellished with colourful pom poms and rhinestones, a pink latex dress, a rhinestone covered bralet with matching shorts and an embellished corset with a pink tulle train (hello Katy Perry).

Apart from the bunny ears the models stormed the runway in Louboutin pumps, ankle boots and knee-high boots.

Front Row: Patricia Field, Amanda Lepore, Kat Graham, Mr Jay and Miss Jay

Favourites: Pink corset with pouty lip appliques and colourful rhinestone gown

Who I See Wearing This Collection: The usual suspects, Katy Perry, Fergie and Nicki Minaj

Katy Perry In The Blonds – “The Smurfs” World Premiere

Katy Perry ensure she was the star attraction at “The Smurfs” World Premiere which was held at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City yesterday.

The singer who lends her voice to the movie as ‘Smurfette’ got very much into the spirit of her character on the red carpet.

She wore a custom-made The Blonds corset with the picture of her character emblazoned in colourful sparkling diamantes.

An ultra short skirt was teamed with the corset to mimic the white dress worn by ‘Smurfette’ who joined Katy on the red carpet.

Blue eye make-up, blue Louboutin’s, Lorraine Schwartz jewels and Smurf nails completed her typically quirky look.

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18.02.11

The Blonds Fall 2011

When it comes to a Fashion Show, The Blonds know how to entertain.

The presentation started with a pumping video which showed the oriental inspiration for the collection.

After that we were entertained by two Chinese dragons who hopped and jumped down the runway nuzzling up to front row guest.

After the Chinese dragon performance every look that took to the runway was Asian inspired.

We saw a corset accented with giant chopsticks, a Ying and Yang dress which was paired with one black and one white Christian Louboutin Pigalle heel, embellished corsets with fringed details and a kimono-like gowns in a rainbow of colours with spiky corset belts.

Key accessories included Louboutin heels and Cleopatra-style afro glitter wigs.

Anna Dello Russo was in the front row, so don’t be surprised if you see her wearing pieces from this collection during Milan and Paris Fashion Week.

You can see the whole collection on NYMag.com.

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Front Row: Aubrey O’Day (yes in Alexander McQueen), Keri Hilson, Eve, Anna Dello Russo, Miss J, Mr J and Nigel Barker with hair

Favourites: Googly eyes corset and pants with matching Louboutin’s and black strapless dress with gold fortune cookies appliqués.

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Usual suspects, Katy Perry, Fergie, Niki Minaj and Rihanna

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Nicki Minaj In The Blonds – “Moment 4 Life” Music Video

Last week MTV premiered Nicki Minaj’s new video for her latest single “Moment 4 Life.”

The flamboyant singer wore a look from The Blonds Spring 2011 collection.

The turquoise goddess chiffon gown with crystal accents played perfectly into the Cinderella themed music video.

The video starts with Nicki wearing the chiffon gown, with a black wig and a bejeweled headpiece whilst sitting in front of an ornate dressing table before the song begins.

She then goes onto make several costume changes before the wedding scene with Drake.

The Grammy Awards takes place in 2 weeks time. I’m sure Nicki will take to the red carpet wearing a look which will be much more over the top than this.

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