Hip-hop icon Lil’ Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new tune “Go Awff” to shut the design duo’s New York Fashion week present impressed by Scarface and different basic gangster motion pictures.
David and Phillipe Blond, at all times trend provocateurs, wished to include their favourite “glamour gangsters” to stroll within the Tuesday night time present. Aside from Lil’ Kim, they included Paris Hilton, actress Karrueche Tran, singer Jillian Hervey of Lion Babe, Mj Rodriguez, RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Aquaria and actuality TV’s The Clermont Twins, carrying virtually nothing in any respect.
As for the garments, the gathering featured The Blonds’ typical edgy designs: jeweled corsets, thigh-high heeled boots and daring equipment. Phillipe Blond walked in a gold-lined white fake fur coat with gold jewellery that spelled out “Blond.”
David Blond stated the inspiration got here because the pair mentioned the cultural obsession of glamour.
“We watched ‘Scarface’ and we’re pondering of, like, how our shoppers are. They’re similar to that. They’re form of hooked on, , glamour. They’re hooked on sparkle, as we’re,” stated David Blond. “And I feel that’s why we’re kindred spirits.”
Phillipe Blond joked backstage about his runway vibe.
“Subtle,” he joked with Hilton backstage as she admired his “Blond” knuckle ring.
Much of the gathering included crystals.
“To have glamour you bought to have a sparkle, proper?” stated David Blond.
Jewels swung from Hilton as she walked, carrying silver from head to toe in a flapper-like bodice paired with a chunky necklace and silver bootie heels.
Hilton known as The Blonds “iconic, additional — simply all the things they make is simply so stunning.”