The late, great designer Bill Blass founded his company in 1970 with a collection that reflected his personal aesthetic of understated sophistication. Over the decades Blass became the go-to clothing designer for socialites and ascended to the highest echelon of American fashion — admired for his architectural designs, meticulous tailoring, and experimentation with reversible fabrics, stitching, and negative space. From elegant suits, dresses, pants, perfume, and shirts to every-occasion shoes, watches, and other accessories, the name Bill Blass remains a synonym for sporty and sleek clothing that never goes out of style.
Accessories make the (wo)man. So pull that look together with Bally’s patent-leather peep-toe pumps, high-heel boots and lady-about-town satchels. Or try Bill Blass’ luxurious bags, made of brightly hued goat, python and crocodile. Then again, maybe Costume National’s Cage-Heel sandal is your answer. The statement-maker, which has an open metal heel for support, is one of the two-dozen boot and shoe styles available from the avant-garde label.
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