The most complete book about inspiration and creativity of Manolo Blahnik, whose texts he wrote himself a designer, Sofia Coppola, Pedro Almodovar, Andre Leon Telly and other prominent figures from different fields.
“Perhaps, Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions – is my way to say goodbye to the past, but the people in this book who inspire me to be with me always” – that Manolo Blahnik talks about his collaboration with the publishing house Rizzoli New York. Just yesterday, on sale a book designer, covering all aspects of its work and more personal moments for all of four decades, he creates the perfect shoes. Women who inspire Manolo, books, architecture and films that influenced his work, as well as 250 pictures of the best models in the history of Manolo Blahnik became the basis for the new edition.
We are in no way diminish the importance of the photos in the Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions, but still the strongest side of the book – the text. They wrote to the maestro himself and his friends, who need no introduction: directors Sofia Coppola and Pedro Almodóvar, Vogue US contributor Andre Leon Tello, and the Cambridge professor Mary Beard, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, and British fashion journalist Michael Roberts. Directors Manolo called not by chance that he did all the shoes for the film Sofia “Marie Antoinette”, and that his shoes were practically the fifth main character of “Sex and the City,” knows every girl.
The special role of a movie, Cecil Beaton and Anna Vreeland Blahnik in life, as well as his plans for the future can be read by ordering the book Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions on Amazon for $ 78. Do not miss.