Manolo Blahnik

BB pump by Manolo Blahnik: “totally timeless and very chic and flattering”

In 2012 Manolo Blahnik confirmed that his BB pump is the best-selling shoe he had ever produced, describing it as “totally timeless and very chic and flattering.” BB is named after sex symbol Brigitte Bardot, and it is inspired by the fashions of the 1950s when Bardot reigned supreme. Blahnik reintroduced the BB court shoe in 2009, and …

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How much do Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik REALLY care about comfort?

Back in April 2012 poor old Christian Louboutin was quoted as telling Grazia that he had “not so much sympathy” for women wearing his designer high heels. “High heels are pleasure with pain. If you can’t walk in them, don’t wear them,” Christian thundered, causing a predictable outcry. This followed 2011’s hullabaloo when Christian told …

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Iconic high heels

Picking just five heels as the greatest high heels in the world was tough business, but we’ve made our list. They’re all modern classics, all available right now and come from the most famous shoe designers on the planet. And they’re all amazing. Here’s our list of five designer high heels you must own before you die. Cesare Casadei’s …

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Free shoe exhibition for the high heel obsessed

Over the past decade, stiletto heels have soared to new heights —and so have their prices. High-heeled shoes—the fashion shoes of the 21st century—have become so tall that even a 4-inch heel is considered “low.” Neither height nor price seems to deter consumers, and today the average American woman has approximately 20 pairs of shoes – …

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