To celebrate the news that Manolo Blahnik will be awarded an Outstanding Achievement award at the British Fashion Awards next week – we take a look back at which celebrities have worn his styles best.
Mr Blahnik’s clientele reads like a who’s who of the A-list, from Rihanna and Victoria Beckham, to the patron saint of his brand – Sarah Jessica Parker – and you can easily see why he’s top of the list when it comes to playful, elegant, unmistakeably Manolo - fashion forward footwear.
Manolo Blahnik poses with Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.
Princess Diana matches her Manolo Blahnik heels with a strapless dress by Christina Stambolian at a charity dinner in 1994.
Sarah Jessica Parker, as Carrie Bradshaw, wears a pair of Manolo Blahnik lace booties with a Christian Dior newspaper print dress on the set of Sex and the City 2.
Sarah Jessica Parker strides across Brooklyn Bridge in a pair of Manolo Blahnik heels.
Sarah Jessica Parker's character is famously a big fan of the Manolo Blahnik brand.
Olivia Palermo wears Manolo Blahnik Hangisi jewel satin point toe pumps while out in London.
Walking behind Prince William, Kate Middleton wears navy Manolo Blahnik pumps with a Roland Mouret Manon silk and cotton blend dress, a Smythe one button blazer and a Mulberry shoulder bag.
Blake Lively wears Manolo Blahnik gold gladiator heels with a Herve Leger dress.
Jennifer Aniston wears Christian Lacroix Couture with black strapped Manolo Blahnik.
Jennifer Lopez wears Manolo Blahnik winter boots in the snow in New York.
Charlize Theron wears bondage style Manolo Blahniks with Stella McCartney.
Anna Dello Russo matches Manolo Blahnik heels with a Peter Pilotto dress and a Prada clutch.
Rihanna matches a pair of red Manolo Blahnik's with a red Calvin Klein mini-dress to the GQ Men of the Year awards.
Sarah Jessica Parker, as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, in the special edition Sex and the City Manolo Blahnik heels, with diamond encrusted buckle.
Victoria Beckham wears a white dress from her own spring summer 13 collection with a pair of two-tone Manolo Blahnik open-toe booties, on a visit to the Neiman Marcus headquarters in Dallas.
Dakota Fanning wears her metallic gold criss-cross sandals with a vintage Halstin v-neck halter dress, at the GLAAD Media Awards.
Jessica Biel wears spring summer 13 Oscar De La Renta with a pair of Manolo Blahnik sandals at the Hitchcock premiere in New York.
Kylie Minogue attends the Moulin Rouge premiere in 2001 in a pair of Manolo Blahniks.
Amy Adams matches her black Manolo Blahnik pumps with a black Marchesa dress and VBH clutch.