New Year's Eve Three Ways! (no dress required)

New Year's Eve is just around the corner, but what to wear?!
This year, try foregoing a dress and instead think CHIC and COMFORTABLE!
We suggest a pair of super-versatile black Prima Cigarette Leg pants by AG Denim paired with one of the tops here that we are loving right now.

  • Glam in a gold halter style by Nicole Miller Artelier
  • A flowing sleeve in silk by Nicole Miller Artelier
  • A minimalist look in off-white leather by Hazel Brown

Just add champagne, jewelry, clutch, your favorite heels or a fab boot and you're ready to ring in the New Year in comfort AND style!

Shown:  AG, Nicole Miller Artelier, Hazel Brown

Holiday Wishes To You From Blanc

Holiday Wishes from Blanc

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Dear Friends,

Being a small, family-owned boutique allows us to enjoy a very special relationship with you, our friends of Blanc.  Sure you shop with us, but we also share those special life events with you...weddings, graduations, babies, career changes, relocation, seeing your kids grow taller than some of us at the shop and everything in between. Some of you we've known for years and some are new friends. You are an incredible group of women...highly creative, inspiring, funny, thoughtful, accomplished, individualistic, devoted to your families and self-driven.  How lucky we are to have you as our friends and clients!

As we enter our thirteenth year as a shop, we are thankful for when you drop in to just say "hello" as much as for when you allow us to help you find that "perfect something". 

All of us at Blanc wish you and yours a holiday season full of happiness, health and peace. Enjoy!

Known to last longer than some relationships. A great pair of Italian boots.

They've been known to last longer than some relationships
Boots you'll always reach for this year
Next 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

Coming soon, buttery soft and direct from Italy...Roncarati leather

Coming soon, some of the most beautiful leather we've ever found.
Crafted in Italy.
Soft. Feminine.
With an edge.
Roncarati leather.

Behind the Scenes: Blanc's Parisian Buying Trip for Spring '18 (Installment #8)

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).

Behind the Scenes: Blanc's Parisian Buying Trip for Spring '18 (Installment #6)

The Perfect Chapeau

It goes without saying.
Any fashionista knows that the right accessories take your look to a WHOLE other level.
Nancy stopped by one of her favorite hat designers, Reinhard Plank, to try a few on.
Why don't YOU try one on next time you head out the door?

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Reinhard Plank

 

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Behind the Scenes: Blanc's Parisian Buying Trip for Spring '18 (Installment #4)

How could we go all the way to Paris and not visit one of our favorite designers...

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Christian Peau

 

(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!

Behind the Scenes: Blanc's Parisian Buying Trip for Spring '18 (Installment #3)

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!

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Behind the Scenes: Blanc's Parisian Buying Trip for Spring '18 (Installment #2)

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!

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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!