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

Manolo Blahnik BB pump

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

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

Iconic high heels

Christian Louboutin Pigalle 120mm

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 … Read more Iconic high heels

Buckle up for Manolo Blahnik’s new Martagamod sandals

We did say that big buckles were on trend, but the maestro Manolo Blahnik has managed to surpass even our enormous expectations with the ferocious fastener on his new Martagamod sandals. It’s pretty hard to go past the oversized buckle on these new white textured leather 4 inch heels, and it seems not many have. The … Read more Buckle up for Manolo Blahnik’s new Martagamod sandals

The look for less: Manolo Blahnik’s “something blue” pumps

Manolo Blahnik something blue shoes sex and the city

Chosen by Carrie Bradsaw as her “something blue” for her wedding in the Sex and the City movie, Manolo Blahnik’s “Hangisi” satin pumps are one of the most famous – and coveted – shoes of recent years. However they are not cheap. In the 2008 movie Carrie stated they cost $525 per pair. The current … Read more The look for less: Manolo Blahnik’s “something blue” pumps

What’s new in blue high heels from Manolo Blahnik

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Beautiful, classical and sexy and never crass or slutty. That’s the magic Manolo Blahnik formula and it works year after year. Today’s post covers two new blue four inch high heels that exemplify this approach: the time honoured BB pump above, and the classic Blahnik d’Orsay heel below. We’ve written about the versatility of the BB pump … Read more What’s new in blue high heels from Manolo Blahnik

Carrie and Manolo Finally Join Forces

It is a match made in shoe heaven, and our hearts are all a flutter at the sheer romance of it all; Sarah-Jessica Parker, famed for her role as fashionista Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, has teamed up with George Malkemus, the CEO of her character’s favourite shoe house, Manolo Blahnik, to create … Read more Carrie and Manolo Finally Join Forces

Green Manolo Blahnik high heels for St Patrick’s Day

Manolo Blahnik green high heels

It’s St Patrick’s Day today, and time to celebrate by wearing 40 shades of green. You’ll be pleased to hear that we’ve shown some restraint and picked out a just a single shade for today however. Voting for style and simplicity, our St Paddy’s Day choice is these color-blocked BB pumps in green suede by … Read more Green Manolo Blahnik high heels for St Patrick’s Day

Free shoe exhibition for the high heel obsessed

Manolo Blahnik d'Orsay

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 – … Read more Free shoe exhibition for the high heel obsessed