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English translation: Blin et Blin wool / Blin & Blin (Imported French) Woolens

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17:08 Feb 17, 2009
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Spanish term or phrase: blin-blin
Casquete realizado en paño blin-blin color azulino con detalle en pluma de marabú y tul con dos pinches del mismo paño.

it seems to be related to wool...
Wendy Gosselin
Local time: 21:13
English translation:Blin et Blin wool / Blin & Blin (Imported French) Woolens
Explanation:
Retro 1960 Jacket (Blin & Blin Imported French Woolens) - 60s -Blin ...
Item number not found. Item 51358-A1594. 1960's Womens Wool Jacket. 60s -Blin & Blin Imported French Woolens- Womens black wool, dress length coat, ...www.rustyzipper.com/shop.cfm/rz/viewpartnum~51358-A1594 - Cached
1950s Wool Flannel Dress
1950s Fine Wool Flannel Dress. One would think that with time we'd become ... a Blin & Blin French woolen, is the lightest weight black wool flannel you ...www.retrodress.com/dr315.html - Cached
HEMLOCK VINTAGE CLOTHING : Dan Millstein French Princess Coat
Gorgeous Dan Millstein black French wool princess coat with long tapered sleeves ... Number "68" written with a marker on the Blin + Blin tag. ...www.hemlockvintage.com/feed/50s32407.html - Cached
Glorious Vintage® Clothing_Opera_Dressy Coats_CT3
Vintage clothing and accessories. Vintage from the 1940's, 1950's, ... 50s Luxurious black Blin et Blin wool coat by Pierino Martone with beaded buttons. ...gloriousvintage.com/CT3.htm - Cached
Lilli Ann black 1950's clutch coat
This is a beautiful black 1950's clutch coat by Lilli Ann for Blin and Blin. The luxurious black wool has a lot of sheen to it and a slightly furry texture, ...www.vivavintageclothing.com/lilliannblack1950sclutchcoat - Cached
Francisco Wool, Wool Coat, Coat M 19.99 , M 19.99
cropped denim jacket - 1960 batman series. Futura Auto Punch. Kingstate Prestige Collection ... VTG BLIN&BLIN LILI ANNE PARIS SAN FRANCISCO WOOL COAT M. 19.99 ...www.free-ezines.net/liliparis.html - Cached
Mohair Coat on eBay
Marks & Spencers Wool/Cashmere/Mohair Coat Size 8 Long, ends Oct-22 01:16 pm PDT. ... Blin+Blin / Lilli Ann Black Mohair Coat, ends Oct-23 03:18 pm PDT. ...search-desc.ebay.com/search/search.dll?query=mohair+...&sosortorder=2
Vintage Fashion Guild - LILLI ANN
from a 1940s wool suit. Courtesy of jumblelaya. from a late 1940s suit ... Lilli Ann/Blin & Blin from the late 1950s. Courtesy of b*a*vintagequeen. from an ...vintagefashionguild.org/component/.../task,view/id,422/Itemid,100 - 56k - Cached
[PDF] LILLI ANN
4k - Adobe PDF - View as html
from a 1940s wool suit. Courtesy of jumblelaya. Vintage Fashion Guild ... Lilli Ann/Blin & Blin from the late 1950s. Courtesy of b*a*vintagequeen. from an ...vintagefashionguild.org/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=422
Ask Lady Vintage :: Vintage Fashion Expo
... very large orders from the Blin & Blin textile mill in France, their label ... Prior to the 1930's many bathing suits were made of wool and were heavy when wet. ...www.vintageexpo.com/ask_lady_vintage.htm - Cached
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FROM THE:
Blin & Blin textile mill in France

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Note added at 10 mins (2009-02-17 17:19:03 GMT)
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Following WW II Schuman opened a Lilli Ann show room in Paris. Schuman became active in promoting fashions between San Francisco and Paris and organized the “San Francisco to Paris Fashion Show”. The shows consisted of lavish runway productions conducted in both cities. These shows allowed Schuman to network with important Paris fashion designers such as Coco Channel and Cristobal Balenciaga. Balenciaga provided, anonymously, designs for the Lilli Ann line as a personal favor to Schuman.

Lilli Ann clothing were made from the best textiles imported from France and Italy. Initially “San Francisco” was on the Lilli Ann labels. When Schuman opened a showroom in Paris the labels then read “Lilli Ann - Paris - San Francisco”. Because Schuman placed very large orders from the Blin & Blin textile mill in France, their label will at times appear along with the Lilli Ann label.

The Lilli Ann company is best known for its suits and coats. Many of the designs for the suits were along the style of “Hollywood Glamour” and were known for being well tailored with hand finished seams. Fur and/or jewels would be included in the design of many of the suits and coats. The coats were frequently made in Paris of woven (“tisse”) wool and the label indicated it as such. Because of their glamorous style, Lilli Ann suits and dresses were ideal for special occasions such as cocktail parties and the theater.

The Lilli Ann company went in different directions in terms of designers and fashion lines throughout the “60's and ‘70's. After the death of Adolph Schuman in 1985 the Lilli Ann Company was run by his second wife Jo Schuman and son-in-law Daniel Benatar. The Company was eventually sold to an Asian conglomerate Jaran Inc.

Vintage clothing collectors will always appreciate the Lilli Ann label for its glamorous style, quality tailoring and fit. A vintage closet is not complete unless it has a “Lilli Ann”.

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Robert Copeland
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Local time: 20:13
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4Blin et Blin wool / Blin & Blin (Imported French) Woolens
Robert Copeland


  

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Blin et Blin wool / Blin & Blin (Imported French) Woolens


Explanation:
Retro 1960 Jacket (Blin & Blin Imported French Woolens) - 60s -Blin ...
Item number not found. Item 51358-A1594. 1960's Womens Wool Jacket. 60s -Blin & Blin Imported French Woolens- Womens black wool, dress length coat, ...www.rustyzipper.com/shop.cfm/rz/viewpartnum~51358-A1594 - Cached
1950s Wool Flannel Dress
1950s Fine Wool Flannel Dress. One would think that with time we'd become ... a Blin & Blin French woolen, is the lightest weight black wool flannel you ...www.retrodress.com/dr315.html - Cached
HEMLOCK VINTAGE CLOTHING : Dan Millstein French Princess Coat
Gorgeous Dan Millstein black French wool princess coat with long tapered sleeves ... Number "68" written with a marker on the Blin + Blin tag. ...www.hemlockvintage.com/feed/50s32407.html - Cached
Glorious Vintage® Clothing_Opera_Dressy Coats_CT3
Vintage clothing and accessories. Vintage from the 1940's, 1950's, ... 50s Luxurious black Blin et Blin wool coat by Pierino Martone with beaded buttons. ...gloriousvintage.com/CT3.htm - Cached
Lilli Ann black 1950's clutch coat
This is a beautiful black 1950's clutch coat by Lilli Ann for Blin and Blin. The luxurious black wool has a lot of sheen to it and a slightly furry texture, ...www.vivavintageclothing.com/lilliannblack1950sclutchcoat - Cached
Francisco Wool, Wool Coat, Coat M 19.99 , M 19.99
cropped denim jacket - 1960 batman series. Futura Auto Punch. Kingstate Prestige Collection ... VTG BLIN&BLIN LILI ANNE PARIS SAN FRANCISCO WOOL COAT M. 19.99 ...www.free-ezines.net/liliparis.html - Cached
Mohair Coat on eBay
Marks & Spencers Wool/Cashmere/Mohair Coat Size 8 Long, ends Oct-22 01:16 pm PDT. ... Blin+Blin / Lilli Ann Black Mohair Coat, ends Oct-23 03:18 pm PDT. ...search-desc.ebay.com/search/search.dll?query=mohair+...&sosortorder=2
Vintage Fashion Guild - LILLI ANN
from a 1940s wool suit. Courtesy of jumblelaya. from a late 1940s suit ... Lilli Ann/Blin & Blin from the late 1950s. Courtesy of b*a*vintagequeen. from an ...vintagefashionguild.org/component/.../task,view/id,422/Itemid,100 - 56k - Cached
[PDF] LILLI ANN
4k - Adobe PDF - View as html
from a 1940s wool suit. Courtesy of jumblelaya. Vintage Fashion Guild ... Lilli Ann/Blin & Blin from the late 1950s. Courtesy of b*a*vintagequeen. from an ...vintagefashionguild.org/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=422
Ask Lady Vintage :: Vintage Fashion Expo
... very large orders from the Blin & Blin textile mill in France, their label ... Prior to the 1930's many bathing suits were made of wool and were heavy when wet. ...www.vintageexpo.com/ask_lady_vintage.htm - Cached
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Note added at 3 mins (2009-02-17 17:11:39 GMT)
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FROM THE:
Blin & Blin textile mill in France

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Note added at 10 mins (2009-02-17 17:19:03 GMT)
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Following WW II Schuman opened a Lilli Ann show room in Paris. Schuman became active in promoting fashions between San Francisco and Paris and organized the “San Francisco to Paris Fashion Show”. The shows consisted of lavish runway productions conducted in both cities. These shows allowed Schuman to network with important Paris fashion designers such as Coco Channel and Cristobal Balenciaga. Balenciaga provided, anonymously, designs for the Lilli Ann line as a personal favor to Schuman.

Lilli Ann clothing were made from the best textiles imported from France and Italy. Initially “San Francisco” was on the Lilli Ann labels. When Schuman opened a showroom in Paris the labels then read “Lilli Ann - Paris - San Francisco”. Because Schuman placed very large orders from the Blin & Blin textile mill in France, their label will at times appear along with the Lilli Ann label.

The Lilli Ann company is best known for its suits and coats. Many of the designs for the suits were along the style of “Hollywood Glamour” and were known for being well tailored with hand finished seams. Fur and/or jewels would be included in the design of many of the suits and coats. The coats were frequently made in Paris of woven (“tisse”) wool and the label indicated it as such. Because of their glamorous style, Lilli Ann suits and dresses were ideal for special occasions such as cocktail parties and the theater.

The Lilli Ann company went in different directions in terms of designers and fashion lines throughout the “60's and ‘70's. After the death of Adolph Schuman in 1985 the Lilli Ann Company was run by his second wife Jo Schuman and son-in-law Daniel Benatar. The Company was eventually sold to an Asian conglomerate Jaran Inc.

Vintage clothing collectors will always appreciate the Lilli Ann label for its glamorous style, quality tailoring and fit. A vintage closet is not complete unless it has a “Lilli Ann”.



Robert Copeland
United States
Local time: 20:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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