Manolo Blahnik recently made a personal appearance at Neiman Marcus. Mr. Blahnik, who became a household name thanks to the character Carrie Bradshaw in the series Sex and the City, was greeted at the department store with an explosion of applause. He signed shoes, books, shoe bags and memorabilia, and graciously posed for photos while guests enjoyed mini water and
champagne bottles, and cookies with a Blahnik shoe design on them. While waiting to have their items signed, guests were able to view two monitors, one which played a runway show featuring his shoes and the other played La Dolce Vita, in honor of Mr. Blahnik’s love of old movies. The hit of the day, though, was his shoe, the Hangisi, which was featured in the Sex and the City movie. If only we would have known of his love of fries and milkshakes...
- Katherine Mingey