Blonde Ambition Italian Elegance with Hollywood Flair

by Karmaloop Rep Code

shoesBlonde Ambition is a luxury shoe line that reflects Italian elegance with a dash of California flair. The brand is known for its intuitive use of natural leather, hi-tech materials and PVC. Heels, wedges and flats come in bold, funky colors that form geometric patterns for a fresh and unprecedented appeal.

Established in 2010, Blonde Ambition delivers high fashion through exquisite styling. Its unusual combination of colors, patterns and materials create an element of surprise and novelty – giving fashionistas something to look forward to every season.

About the designer

This emerging brand is the brainchild of creative director Carol de Leon. Born in Asia and raised in the US, de Leon had always envisioned a career in fashion after spending most of her childhood in her father’s architecture studio. After finishing her international marketing degree at Loyola Marymount University and taking up shoe design in Otis Parsons, she attended the University of Southern Europe in Monaco and later apprenticed as a shoe designer in Italy.

After 10 years of working with Italian models and absorbing the European sensibility for design and high quality, de Leon moved back to Los Angeles to work for Italian Vogue and Hollywood Life magazines. Surrounded by the eclectic world of celebrities and style-makers in Hollywood, de Leon created Blonde Ambition in March 2010 which quickly became a hot item in countless pages in American magazines.

Design influence

Carol de Leon has designed more than 5,320 shoes in the last decade – and those are just designs that have actually graced trade shows and boutiques around the world. Every six months, she designs a whole new collection inspired by her travels, mostly to flea markets and vintage shops in Paris, London and Milan. She visits places known to be cosmopolitan destinations of true-blue fashionistas as well as remote locations for native crafts. Keenly observing the market, de Leon seeks out what has already been done so she can create something new.

For Blonde Ambition’s 2012 spring-summer collection, de Leon started with a beaded necklace she found while on vacation on Boracay Island in the Philippines. The black and white bold pattern and the way the delicate tribal strands were geometrically draped are clearly reflected in the entire shoe collection.

For its 2012 fall-winter line, Blonde Ambition showcases a lot of textures on sophisticated yet wearable silhouettes in dark hues and neon highlights. Simple pumps look fresh with matte embossed uppers and neon patent bows. The classic ankle bootie is updated with a pointed toe last and metallic zig-zag upper, plus a tasseled pull at the back. One of the highlights of the collection is the soft embossed and dyed suede in a croc pattern, almond toe last and raw edge shaft.

Blonde Ambition is a brand conceptualized in Hollywood and made available internationally featuring a high style and quality at a moderate price. Blonde Ambition is now available in eight countries in Europe.

Blonde Ambition at Karmaloop.com

You’ve seen them worn by actresses on the red carpet. You’ve seen them in magazine editorials gracing the feet of top models. Now you can have your very own Blonde Ambition pair for a great price if you shop at Karmaloop.com using Karmaloop Promotion Codes.

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