They've been known to last longer than some relationships
Boots you'll always reach for this year
Maybe even in five years or more
It's a well-made Italian boot
These are the boots Blanc girls can wear all day long, dash off for dinner after a busy day and STILL feel comfy.
Try on a pair and see what we're talking about.
Pictured: Officine Creative
Pictured: No. 21 for Linda Farrow, Nico (Nicholson & Nicholson), Closed denim
Today this Blanc girl is pulling all of her favorite cashmere sweaters out from their various hiding places and welcoming them back into the world because 'tis the season...yay! But not before I give them a yummy, fresh wash with Tocca "Laundry Delicate" with that scrumptious Italian Blood Orange scent. If you could only smell what I am smelling in my laundry room right now....oh, but you CAN! Why stop there? If you're feeling ambitious this week like me, you can use it on your lingerie, silks and bed linens, too! Who knew fall could smell so delicious?!
Nancy's favorite sneaks...OXS Rubber Soul
You've probably seen Nancy wearing her skinny jeans or long skirts and sporting a pair of fabulous OXS Rubber Soul sneaks, she loves them! High in style and SUPER comfy (they kind of feel like walking on marshmallows, if I'm being honest). She naturally had to stop into the OXS showroom in Paris to see the new offerings (and probably pick out a new pair for herself).
Chocolat! Sucre! Oh mon!
What does a Blanc girl do on her last few days in the City of Lights? She indulges in all of the sweet pleasures it has to offer, of course! Looks like Ouida found some worth bringing home!
The indispensable Parisian scarf.
The best way to bring home Parisian artwork on an airplane without the cumbersome canvas.
How could we go all the way to Paris and not visit one of our favorite designers...
(handbag and shoe extraordinaire)
Christian Peau makes those beautiful handbags and fabulous shoes that you see at Blanc, and we're so excited to be getting some new goodies from his studio based in Kobe, Japan very soon!
All work and no play.....NO WAY!
At least not for us Blanc girls (especially when in Paris)! So after a long day of visiting numerous designer showrooms and making those tough buying decisions, Blanc Boutique owner, Nancy Mayer, and San Anselmo shop manager, Ouida Chichester, take time to smell the roses, take in the beautiful scenery, and enjoy a glass of wine Parisian style! Enjoy, ladies!
Bonjour! Today finds Blanc Boutique's San Anselmo store manager, Ouida Chichester, in the Vlas Blomme showroom. Vlas Blomme creates beautiful cotton/linen garments known for their super superior softness and quality. The properties of linen render it perfect for all seasons, wicking away moisture in high temperatures to keep the body cool and dry, and conducting heat in colder temperatures to preserve body temperature. Year 'round beauty, comfort and impeccable Japanese styling...yes, please!
Meanwhile, Blanc's owner Nancy Mayer and her husband, Willy, are busy at the Avant Toi showroom choosing some perfect pieces. Avant Toi revolutionized the art of yarns, knits and piece dying by using air-brush coloring that empowers each piece with a unique, unrepeatable character. Destroyed, blended and spray-painted are only a few of the continuously evolving treatments applied to each garment. Truly wearable art. It looks like Willy approves!
Today finds Blanc Boutique's owner, Nancy Mayer, at the Delle Cose showroom in Paris, perusing the many fabulous options, including one of our favorites, the Postal Italia bag. Nancy's husband, Willy, is on hand to assist and offer his advice, as well as to keep everyone laughing, including Delle Cose designer, Antonio!
Bon voyage, Nancy and Ouida!
We can't wait to see the goodies you bring back from Paris for us all!
Modern classics by Justine Alexandra
Hand-crafted with precious and semi-precious individually-selected gems, making each designa one-of-a-kind
Designs that integrate seamlessly into your casual to dressed-up lifestyle
With each purchase, a tree is planted in the U.S. through the designer's partnership with "American Forests"
Something for you AND our forests. How great is that?