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Manolo Blahnik


Born November 27, 1942.



She is a Spanish fashion designer and founder of high-end brand shoes. Born and raised in Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands. Father was Czech and mother Spanish. Her family owned a banana plantation on the island. He spent his childhood with his sister. Fashion began to interest him in his childhood, which owes his mother and her liking in fashion. Mother studied fashion magazines and dressed according to the latest trends. Blahník and his family often traveled to Paris and Madrid where they ordered clothes. Because his mother was not satisfied with the shoes that were available, she did her own. Parents wanted to be a diplomat, so they enrolled him at the University of Geneva, specializing in law and politics.

He has never studied shoe making. He learned everything by visiting shoe factories and talking to technicians and machine operators. He first suggested men's shoes, but soon he found that these shoes were limiting his imagination. He started making his own shoes, and when he saw mass production, he oversaw everything, so that every shoe was exactly according to the original design. She produces women's shoes and opens her own boutique in London. His elegant needle heel is typical for him. Shooting leading celebrities such as Lady Diana, Madonna or Kylie Minogue. The American market penetrated in 1978 when he made a collection for Bloomingdale's. The greatest share of his glory is the series Sex in the City and his heroine Sarah Jessica Parker. Still collaborating with celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell and others.






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