INTERVIEW: THE BLONDS WERE THE CATS MEOW THIS NYFW
The Blonds who are featured in our Music & Friendship issue turned out a beautiful collection last night, full of glittery catsuits and lots of leather we were lucky enough to attend the event. Check out some of the designs from the show and our interview with the fabulous designers.
Secret for maintaining your perma-blonde tresses?
Visit the salon every 2 weeks (or pull a madonna, a little dirt never hurts!)
Who’s your favorite Latina bombshell from past or present and why?
So many!!! In no particular order…
Iris Chacón, Celia Cruz, Charo, Yma Súmac, Sofia Vergara, Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Rosie De Palma, Maria Paredes, Carmen Carrera and Jennifer Lopez of course for their strength, passion, and style.
Favorite Madonna era and why?
All of them, but erotica/sex book and Blond Ambition periods in particular because both of those periods inspired some of our collections.
Top 5 favorite glamazons (real or fake) of all time?
Marilyn, Raquel Welch, Diana Ross, Cher, Tina Turner, Jane Mansfield, Marlene Dietrich.
What was your first encounter with a Barbie doll like?
We both played with barbies as children so she will always have a special place in our hearts.
Where do you draw the inspiration for your pieces?
Art, animation, film and women mostly.
If you were both superheroes, what would your secret superpowers be and how
would you use them?
To have the ability to create over the top fantasy looks that would entertain people and provide an escape from the everyday.
If your dogS Bijoux & Fifi could talk, what do you think they would say to you?
Describe in detail how you met in that nightclub years ago.
Let’s put it this way, it was a fun night out!!!
What was your first date like?
Delicious! Coffee and a slice of Seven Layer German Chocolate Cake with two forks.
Best advice for couples that work together?
Absolute, honest communication is very important thing to have and even more important would be a sense of humor.
Interview by Jeremy McClain