SHOE NEWS | Manolo Blahnik A/W 12/13 Collection preview in Milan,Italy

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Manolo Blahnik previewed his A/W 12/13 collection at the Excelsior in Milan, Italy (5/10).  The Excelsior which opened its doors in September 2011 is a concept store laden with external video displays on the facade.  The Excelsior houses aspiring designers and accessories from Giuseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin and Manolo Blahnik.  According to the NY Times, the Excelsior has not been commercially successful locally.  However, the show must go on.  Manolo’s event was attended by Anna Dello Russo, Kristina Blahnik, several members of the press, and selected guests.  Manolo was interviewed, interacted with the attendees and signed autographs.


Additional Photo Credit:Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Europe


  1. Styln

    May 11, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    OMG!!! I love his shoes, what an extraordinary talent! I saw him on the Martha Stewart show and he called himself a fancy boy, with a sly smile…he’s so funny! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    • Shoe Closzet

      May 11, 2012 at 11:19 pm

      I went to a taping of the show, the View, we signed this contract for the IRS for receiving gifts up to $800..I thought I was getting shoes bcuz Manolo was on the We got his book of sketches.

      • Styln

        May 11, 2012 at 11:26 pm

        Not a bad gift, but I would’ve wanted SHOES!!!

        • Shoe Closzet

          May 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm

          Right I was all excited like it says up to $800…ummmm no. Funny thing is he had on the same color blue suit and pink loafers like in the pic I posted

          • Styln

            May 11, 2012 at 11:43 pm

            TeeHee! He’s funny!!

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