Even before Carrie Bradshaw, Manolo Blahnik was the footwear of choice for plenty of other (less-fictional) style icons — for instance, fellow frizzy-haired beauty, Grace Coddington. Now, to celebrate the legacy of those sexy shoes, comes the launch of an exciting collaboration between the designer and retailers Lane Crawford. Offering a peek into the past, iconic styles leap out of the Manolo archive with designs spanning the past 40 years. The selection of 10 designs include the boldest of primary-colored pumps, tartan booties, and the spiciest pair of peep toe sandals, quite literally (as in, it's adorned with pimentas).
What's more, the collaborations continue at the Hong Kong boutique with simultaneous partnerships with Globe-Trotter, Causse Gantier, Fortnum & Mason, Connor, Artel, and Olmetto. Shaking the dust off luxury goods of the past, the reissued accessories tug right at our retro-glam-obsessed heartstrings. While you can pick up any of these newly reintroduced products directly from the store, feel free to shop sans passport and order the exclusive collection directly on LaneCrawford.com.
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