Manolo Blahnik and High Heels

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Manolo Blahnik and SATC. The popularity of Manolo Blahnik shoes rose to overwhelming heights after being featured in hit television shows 'Absolutely Fabulous' and 'Sex And The City'. In one episode of the SATC, the shoe-loving central character, Carrie Bradshaw, happened to encounter a mugger in the one of New York's grungier side streets. "Please sir," she pleaded. "You can take my Fendi baguette, you can take my ring and my watch, but don't take my Manolo Blahniks."

A celebrated Manolo shoes fan, Sarah Jessica Parker (who plays Carrie Bradshaw in SATC) even has a pair of Manolo's named after her. In fact, all of her SATC co-stars have been spotted in the Manolo shoes. Thanks to their frequent references, Manolo Blahnik became a generic for high heel shoes.

High Heels

Manolo Blahnik is famous for his love for killer high heels, especially stiletto heels. The innovative shoe designer revolutionized the fashion trends of 1970s by replacing clumpy platforms with sleek stiletto heel. His signature stilettos are elegants, demure and feminine, and he designs them to accentuate the arches and natural, yet beautiful curves of a woman's feet. He draws inspiration from many different fields, materials, cultures and trends. Often you can spot strong architectural influences in his designs. A common trait in his shoes is the sheer gorgeous, exquisite and elegant style in which each pair is designed and made.

Manolo who is known for his enigmatic abilities to understand a woman's need of exotic shoes once said, "You put on high heels and you change." His range of high heel shoes are inspired by the fact that higher heels makes the legs appear longer and renders a more exotic stance and style to the wearer. Manolo's range of high heel shoes inspired Madonna to say that Blahnik's shoes are "better than sex" and added that, "what's more, they last longer".

Though Manolo Blahnik's shoes are more famous for their slender heels and pointed toes, Manolo's shoe range also features a striking range of kitten heel shoes and pretty ballet flats. In 2006, Blahnik developed a 'heel-less' shoe balanced on an S-spring!

Heels apart, Blahnik's shoe collection offers an awesome range of shoes for all occasions that come in a rainbow of colors, materials and accents. His celebrated five and a half inches tall high heel shoes usually come embellished with feathers, pompoms, ribbons, bows, beads, laces, or ribbons.

Manolo's Price Tag

Manolo Blahnik shoes are as much famous for their price tag as much as they are for their style. You can buy a Manolo high heel shoes only if you have a few hundred pounds to spare. In one episode of the 'Sex And The City', Carrie realized she could have made a down payment on a New York apartment for what she spent on her Manolo shoes.

Dreaming of Manolo's

Though Manolo's are dream shoes of every style conscious women, only the likes of Princess Diana, Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, Diana Ross, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Kylie Minogue, Madonna and Posh Spice can actually afford to buy a pair of Manolo Blahnik shoes. Sp what we're saying is, become famous!

The celebrated high fashion shoe shopping site, features ravishing womens shoes as well as high heels that will easily fit in your beautiful feet as well as your budget.

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