From US Vogue editor Anna Wintour who only ever wears Manolos - yes really! - to Sarah Jessica Parker, who has a shoe named after her and helped make Manolos a household name in the US by famously wearing them in just about every episode of Sex and the City. So it's no real suprise to hear that the Queen thinks so too, and has duly awarded Mr Blahnik a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). He received the honour last week in recognition of his iconic designs which, the Culture Secretary of Great Britain James Purnell said have not only "played a huge part in enhancing the reputation of the capital as a leading fashion industry centre" but have "women all over the world desperate to get their hands on a pair of Manolos." And we have to agree. Congratulations Mr Blahnik!
By Laurelle Gilbert
Posted: 19 November 2007More