Since shoes that are designed by Spanish designer Manolo Blahnik (74) are being worn by V influential ladies: Queen, popular singers, Hollywood actress and first lady – current first lady, Melania Trump stepped into the presidency of her husband wearing ‘Manolos’ – and for his contribution to fashion he got crowned and won many awards.
After all, many women would agree that it is attractive and anatomically shaped shoe and some of kind work of art. The show and collection ‘The Art of Shoes’, which is placed until April 9 in Milan’s Palace Morando, contains 212 models and eighty original sketches – these are selected among more than thirty thousand drafts of the designer’s archives. The inspiration for these he finds in his banana plantation in the Canary Islands where he was born – so to his creations have many floral motifs and vibrant colors.
Blahnik goes in step with the latest trends. Last year he had a collaboration with singer Rihanna, and this spring with Demna Gvasali of brand Vetements.
However, a recent survey by the New York luxury department store Saks Fifth Avenue on the habits of customers, has shown that women, when it comes to shoes for special occasions, prone satin Hangisi model, which is the most popular variant of it in blue. In fact, they are in the film ‘Sex and the City’ in 2008. The model is made with seven height heels in twelve colors, and the price is about $ 1,000. For fans of flat shoes come in varieties of ballet shoes.
‘There is something in the combination of luxury characteristic of high fashion and ostentatious characteristic of contemporary pop culture, and that something is called talent’ said Diana Vreeland, the legendary editor of American Vogue.
No formal education in design – in Geneva he studied politics and law, hoping to have a diplomatic career, and on the production and design of footwear he was taught by visiting factories and talking to designers, technicians and workers on the machines – Blahnik has become one of the most famous creators of modern times and we have to say we truly LOVE his shoes! All these colors are a great pick for this summer, don’t you think?