Thursday, 10 January 2013
She hearts Manolo Blahnik
As you may have noticed Rihanna has been spotted wearing the designer shoes very frequently over the years. The ‘Chaos’ 4 inch strap sandal heels are her most worn. The singer has also been lucky to have had a few pairs custom made.
Manuel ‘Manolo’ Blahnik Rodriguez was born in the Canary Islands in 1943. 1973 the designer opened his first store in Chelsea, London. His shoes are perfectly hand drawn capturing his unique talent in drawing as well as being a craftman. Blahnik’s brand expanded worldwide his shoes has debute on numorous of catwalk shows and on award shows. Fans including Carrie Bradshow from the HBO TV series ‘Sex and the city’, if you’ve watched the show you may remember an infamous scene where Bradshaw was mugged on the bad side of New York city, where she pleaded the mugger to take everything but her Manolo Blahniks sandals, sadly they were taken.
Manolo Blahnik (CBE) is a very devoted to his work and has received huge loyalty and respect from the public. 2003 The Design Museum hosted an exhibition showcasing his work and in 2007 he was awarded the tittle of commander of the British empire for his devotion to the British fashion industry.
‘Chaos’ all from Barneys New York for $695 click HERE to view
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