Manolo Blahnik
Nationality: 
spanish
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1942
Birth Place: 
Canary Islands
After studying renaissance art in Paris, Blahnik moved to London in 1970, where he was encouraged to begin his career as a footwear designer by Cecil Beaton and Diana Vreeland. A master craftsman whose shoes are renowned for their quality and comfort. Opened his first shop in London, called Zapata, in 1973. became a cult favorite at the turn of the 21st century, largely through mentions on the television show, Sex and the City.