Manolo Blahnik, Shoe Maestro

Manolo Blahnik 'Astutato' Pump Multi Glitter

Available at a Retailer near You? Manolo Blahnik may have had a busy month designing for the various fashion weeks, but he still has plenty of ideas for the future. The legendary shoe designer has indicated that he is open to collaborating with a high-street retailer to create a cheaper range of footwear, but stresses that "It would have to be a challenge, I don't just want to do it for commerce or for business...if it was something exciting and I could really collaborate with someone … [Read more...]

Manolo Blahnik Lasti Sandals

Freida Pinto ("Trishna" actress) wore Manolo Blahnik Lasti Sandals (available from Barneys New York, $595) with a Louis Vuitton dress to the London Film Festival on October 22nd, 2011 (Source). Stretch canvas open toe cross-band sandal with posted slingback 90mm cork heel Leather sole Available in Beige Made in Italy Barneys style #: 500992977 Manolo Blahnik Sandal … [Read more...]

The Auction Site For Shoe Lovers

Do you love shoes? Who doesn't? Unfortunately, most of us have Blahnik taste on a Wal-Mart budget. If The Shoe Doesn't Fit, the auction site for shoe lovers, was created to remedy that problem"¦ and so much more. www.iftheshoedoesntfit.com is a new online auction site launched in Spring 2010 to help shoe lovers buy and sell fabulous shoes without having to wade through other merchandise. It has been designed to provide individuals and businesses with a simplified, low cost solution to selling … [Read more...]

Ashley Olsen in Manolo Blahnik Pumps

I can never tell the Olsen twins apart, but I'm thinking it's Ashley Olsen that is rocking the yellow Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps. First at the Tim Burton tribute event last month (left) and the Nine Premiere just last night in New York (right). Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Satin Pump, $945 from Barneys New York Satin pump with square rhinestone detail at taper toe. 105mm thin covered heel. Leather sole. Available in Yellow. Made in Italy. … [Read more...]

Pre-Owned Luxury Designer Shoes

Can you believe these Oscar de la Renta Estiva Black Slingbacks are only $153 at Portero.com? Retail Value is $695! And no, they are not knock-offs or replicas, but the real deal. What's the catch you ask? They are pre-owned. Yep, as in "used". And if you think about it, all shoes are "used" once you wear them once. No wonder so many people buy shoes from online auctions. Portero.com is an authenticated luxury market that carries high-end brands of handbags, fur, watches, art and more.   … [Read more...]