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How Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy's Manolo became the designer's most 'timeless' shoe

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Manolo Blahnik is coy about how his Carolyne pumps—a sleek slingback with an almond-shaped toe and a mid-heeled heel—become what he calls a “shoe of eternity.” “It’s a comfortable shoe, a timeless shoe – it always looks modern no matter what you do,” he told UK Vogue

in Caroline’s anniversary. This is a view the royals, first lady and Manolo fans wholeheartedly agree with. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, Duchess of Sussex, Ashley Olsen , Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Selena Gomez all wear ladylike shoes, but Blahnik says he never intended Carolyne to be the brand’s icon.

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“I don’t have a feeling for these things, I don’t have a clue – I don’t plan things like that,” the The beloved shoemaker says he cares about the art of women’s shoes, not his legacy. “I design shoes, some are more popular than others. With Carolyne, there is every conceivable material, every conceivable color, every conceivable heel height—and it always sells. “

Inspired by designer, author and artist Carolyne Roehm and fashion icon Three and a half years ago, Carolina Herrera brought the modern and unmistakable of two women together Discerning taste is distilled into a sophisticated shoe that fully reflects the lifestyle of the wearer. “Carolyne Roehm is a very elegant woman and a sophisticated customer, and she piqued my interest in designing a shoe like She’s a shoe that never goes out of style,” Blahnik said of his professional female muse.

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MANO Lowe – he started out as a set designer and later worked on 795 – shrugging off the fact that slingbacks weren’t always popular, in fact, it might even be related to the next wave of cobblers currently The sculptural heels made are incongruous. “it is at868s; I love how easy it is, so I designed it first out of caramel alligator material and went from there.”




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