Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions


Featuring over forty years of shoe design, this definitive monograph on the life and work of Manolo Blahnik, one of the titans of postwar fashion. Featuring a highly personal selection of over 150 iconic heels from the designer's own collection, the book reveals for the very first time the generative sources of his singular artistic vision. Equal parts design monograph and biography, assembled here are the men, women, and locales that inspired and sustained Blahnik throughout his storied career, and the shoes that were the sublime issue of these inspirations. Drawn from the worlds of fashion, architecture, art, photography, film, and literature, figures as diverse as Tennessee Williams, Anna Piaggi, Diana read more

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ISBN:

9780847846184

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

488

Dimensions:

33cm x 24cm

RRP:

$265.00

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 October 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Manolo Blahnik