A Manolo Blahnik shoe is a work of art for your feet. A pair of "Manolos", as they are known among the fashion clique, became a true icon of style for luxury cosmopolitan women who are between 30 and 50 years old thanks to series like Sex and the City. Manolo Blahnik shoe boxes are usually white and the text of the creator's name is at the top of the lid. After the name, there's an R trademark sign.
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By Isabel Vincent. November 30, pm Updated December 2, pm. Spanish shoe designer Manolo Blahnik suddenly shuttered his only free-standing boutique in the US, a small shop on West 54th St. The West 54th St. Ten years later, in , the designer launched a piece collection based on that moment in the film. Malkemus has been president of Manolo Blahnik USA, the American arm of the British-based company, since , and abruptly ended his partnership with the designer in April.
Suddenly, almost out of nowhere, Sex and the City 's signature Manolo Blahnik heels—you know the type, a satin court or mule flourished with a crystal buckle—are back on the fashion radar after all this time. It's a trend comeback that we couldn't have predicted or wished harder for, but here they are. This is, in part, thanks to the fact that there have been plenty of bloggers wearing the shoes again, including the likes of Pernille Teisbaek, who wore a pair of the sparkly heels for her wedding.
It was arguably a great free plugging of Manolo Blahnik shoes from the long-running TV show. His artisan works and meticulous craftsmanship are just a few of his selling points. The unique and precious offerings have earned him seemingly endless lines of wealthy fans and clients, plus put him at the limelight of the shoe fashion world.