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Manolo's New Shoes

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  • ISBN: 9780500288856
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  • Publisher: smeikalbooks
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The follow up companion to the bestselling Manolo Blahnik Drawings, this book presents a brand new collection of Manolo's celebrated shoe designs. The book is organized thematically to express Manolo Blahník’s interests and passions – art history, architecture, film (including his renowned designs for Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette), theatre, and flora and fauna.An introduction by Blahník himself is accompanied by contributions from some of the best-known names in fashion – Suzy Menkes, Grace Coddington, Milena Canonero, Amy Fine Collins and Carlos Garcia Calvo – each of whom provides valuable insight into the world of Manolo Blahník. This is must-buy book for the thousands of people of who own Blahník’s shoes – or who wish they did. Table of Contents Introduction by Manolo Blahník • Foreword by Suzy Menkes • Africa • Pleats • Words by Grace Coddington • Spain • The Spanish Side of Manolo Blahník by Carlos García- Calvo • Form • Structure • Equestrian • Nature • Botany • Marie Antoinette with Words by Milena Canonero • Classic • Theatrical • Words by Amy Fine Collins • Rome and Greece • Russia • Urban • Modernist • Christmas Review 'A glorious book for shoe addicts' --Tatler `Page after page of zesty, vibrant and beautiful shoe sketches by the inimitable designer Manolo Blahník... delicious' --Easy Living `Sketches, photographs of the sometimes gravity-defying heels and insights into his inspirations' --Vogue `Exquisite design sketches... Blahník's richly coloured drawings are often exuberantly exaggerated... they'll sweep Carrie Bradshaws everywhere off their well-shod feet' --Metro 'Delicious' --In Style Author Bio Manolo Blahnik has been designing shoes since 1971 and has received many prestigious awards, including three special awards from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and the British Council's Accessory Designer of the Year in 1990 and 1999.