Manolo Blahnik Quotes

Manolo Blahnik Quotes: You'd see extraordinary-looking people around in the '70s. It was so exciting! You'd have mad people, like Gerlinde [Kostiff] riding around on her bicycle with a huge hat. Everybody was doing things. I don't have any bad memories of that period.
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Manolo Blahnik Quote: The most tragic moment of my life was the first show I ever designed for. I had been asked to make shoes for Ossie Clark's show in the early '70s. I was so inexperienced that I didn't put the steel in the heels of the shoes, which is required to support the shoe and the wearer. So the girls came out walking very strangely in these rubber, bendy high-heeled shoes I had made. I thought 'Oh dear god! This is the end of me.' But after the show, even David Hockney and Cecil Beaton said to me 'It was so interesting that the girls were moving in such a different way.'
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Quotes about Manolo Blahnik: I wish I was making shoes instead of reading or watching movies, which is what I do in my free time.
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Quote about Manolo Blahnik: The secret of toe cleavage, a very important part of the sexuality of the shoe; you must only show the first two cracks.
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Manolo Blahnik Sayings: I was a young man, and this is the kind of London it was, but so many people are just not here anymore. Not even Tina [Chow], who was to me absolutely the most important girl of the time. Tina was absolutely the chicest thing, the way she kept herself, the way she moved. You're born like that - you cannot acquire it. All those upper-class girls, people like Catherine Tennant, they used to be there in Chelsea, sitting on the couch. Now Chelsea is full of Russians.
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Manolo Blahnik Saying: I saw this vision with a beautiful plastic bag in Kensington High Street, ... and then you didn't see the face because he had this blond thing [indicating a sweeping fringe across his face] that was, you know, too much!
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Sayings about Manolo Blahnik: My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet.
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Saying about Manolo Blahnik: I like the new shoe designers. Not all of them - there are really bad ones too. But I go to the colleges with these kids for lectures, as an honorary professor or whatever, and this Chinese girl I like very much who I give the award to says to me,
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Manolo Blahnik Quotes: I'm a great observer of delicate situations and women. I really like that bygone type of movement, and for a long time I had been looking for it.
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