WorldCat Identities

Blahnik, Manolo 1942-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 124 publications in 5 languages and 1,898 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Anecdotes  Biography  Catalogs  Humor  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Contributor, Actor, Artist, Draftsman, Illustrator, Speaker
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Most widely held works about Manolo Blahnik
 
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Most widely held works by Manolo Blahnik
Scatter my ashes at Bergdorf's by Matthew Miele( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scatter my ashes at Bergdorf's is the glamorous story of the legendary Fifth Avenue store and New York icon which launched the careers of many of the top designers and transformed the view of fashion into modern art. Behind Bergdorf Goodman's magical window displays lies a very real world where the rich and famous weild their power and eccentricity, where young and talented designers have their dreams realised or shattered, and where money and ambition mingle with radical ideas of beauty and provocative style. The film holds nothing back, sharing untold stories and offering an exclusive insight into the institution and the personalities who give it life. The legends, the parties, the windows, the women, the buyers and shoppers all come to life in this stunning portrait."--Container
Manolo : the boy who made shoes for lizards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary chronicling the life and career of shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, whose styles are the standard in the world of fashion and celebrity. Features commentary by Blahnik and top names in the fashion and entertainment industries
Manolo Blahnik and the tale of the elves and the shoemaker by Camilla Morton( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion writer Camilla Morton inventively reimagines the fairy tale, blending it with the real life story of the fashion designer Manolo Blahnik. Blahnik's illustrations take us from the banana plantations of his childhood to this current reign at the top of high-fashion footwear design
High heels : fashion. femininity, seduction( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high-heeled shoe conjures self-assured allure and erotic intoxication like no other item of women's wear. Just recently the high heel has undergone a massive resurgence in popularity, in part reinventing itself through an overt invoking of fetish, with which the heel has of course always had some relationship. Built around a selection of images of heels from contemporary photography, "High Heels: Fashion, Femininity and Seduction" explores the confluence of art, fashion and fetish in the cult of high heels swooping down the fashion show runways and city streets everywhere. Illustrated with works from photographers such as Guy Bourdin, Juergen Teller, Bettina Rheims, Marilyn Minter, Tim Walker, Steven Klein, David Lachapelle and Vanessa Beecroft, among many others, "High Heels" also includes several important texts: an essay by Valerie Steele on the industry forces behind high-heel design; Tim Blanks of Style.com interviews Manolo Blahnik and Nicholas Kirkwood; Philip Delamore describes the technological developments behind the extreme contours of recent shoe design; Stella Bruzzi on high heels, gender, and representation in film; and an introduction by Ivan Vartanian, in conversation with James Crump, discusses the high heel as a vehicle for discussing a fetish for photography in general. "High Heels" is a visual odyssey through the powerful ideas of beauty, danger and seduction that the high heel evokes
The snippy world of New Yorker fashion artist Michael Roberts by Michael Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Roberts is the Jean Cocteau of the fashion world," wrote the celebrated New Yorker editor Tina Brown in 1997, welcoming her new fashion editor to the most prestigious magazine in the world. Having already served for many years as a style editor (The London Sunday Times, Vanity Fair) and having produced numerous illustrations, photographs, paintings, and columns of fashion criticism for various media, Roberts had already had his name coupled with Cocteau's, but his striking visual style is collected here for the first time. From evocative pen-and-ink sketches to acrylic paintings to intensely witty New Yorker covers created from cut paper, these works capture the fads, foibles, and fashionability of our times
Manolo Blahnik : the art of shoes by Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Italian and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shoes : fashion and fantasy by Colin McDowell( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De geschiedenis van de schoen als wisselwerking tussen de behoeften van de gebruiker, de sociale en psychologische omstandigheden en de technische mogelijkheden
Manolo Blahnik drawings by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here, collected together for the first time, are over one hundred and twenty of the exuberant, color-rich sketches that Blahnik makes at the outset of the design process, executed with such verve and deftness that they have become as sought after as the shoes themselves. Inimitable in style, beautifully reproduced in this book with special inks, they vividly convey Blahnik's unique vision."--BOOK JACKET
Manolo Blahník( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manolo Blahník : fleeting gestures and obsessions by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume to document the influences and life work of Manolo Blahnik, one of the most influential and talked-about icons in contemporary fashion. Featuring more than forty years of shoe design, this is the definitive monograph of the work of Manolo Blahnik, one of the titans of contemporary fashion. This book is a comprehensive survey of Blahnik's work and provides access to never-before-seen photography of his designs. Drawing inspiration from the worlds of architecture, art, film, and literature, Blahnik is a master of the art of the shoe. His exciting use of color, unprecedented designs, and exquisitely sculpted heels make his shoes some of the most coveted in the world. Featuring more than 250 iconic designs from his archive, the book reveals for the very first time the inspirations behind his singular artistic vision"--Publisher website
Manolo's new shoes by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Danish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow up companion to the bestselling Manolo Blahnik Drawings, this book presents a brand new collection of Manolo's celebrated shoe designs. The book is organized thematically to express Manolo Blahniks interests and passions art history, architecture, film (including his renowned designs for Sofia Coppola's 'Marie Antoinette'), theatre, and flora and fauna. An introduction by Blahnik himself is accompanied by contributions from some of the best-known names in fashion: Suzy Menkes, Grace Coddington, Milena Canonero, Amy Fine Collins and Carlos Garcia Calvo each of whom provides valuable insight into the world of Manolo Blahnik."
Blahník by Boman : shoes, photographs, conversation by Eric Boman( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blahnik by Boman is a photographic collaboration between shoe designer extraordinaire Manolo Blahnik and his friend, photographer Eric Boman. In over 165 photographs, Blahnik's detailed, unabashedly luxurious and impossibly sexy shoes take centre stage in an array of settings - a furry slipper caught in a mouse trap; a nautical shoe on a jaunty day out at the beach; an achingly romantic shoe next to its love; a full-brown rose; a feather-trimmed shoe ferociously attacked by the owner of those very tail-feathers; a crocodile shoe found lurking in a swamp. Boman's unerring eye and uncanny empathy with Blahnik's creativity make for spellbinding and wickedly amusing pictures, which also allude to the collaborators' many shared and eclectic influences, from the cinema to history, from the natural world to art and literature." "This is a book, complete with snippets of conversation between Blahnik and Boman, and an introduciton by their great friend Paloma Picasso, is a visual dialogue between two outstandingly creative talents."--Jacket
Shoes : fashion and fantasy : with 342 illustrations, 101 in colour by Colin McDowell( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manolo Blahnik dibujos by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recopilación de 120 bocetos realizados por Blahník al comenzar el proceso de diseño de sus zapatos
Gesti fugaci e ossessioni : Manolo Blahnik by Michael Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarpe : moda e fantasia by Colin McDowell( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skizzen by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manolo Blahnik : Skizzen by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manolo blahnik by Manolo Blahnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Piaggi fashion-ology by Anna Piaggi( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Manolo Blahnik and the tale of the elves and the shoemaker
Alternative Names
Blahník, Manolo

Blahnik, Manolo 1942-

Manolo Blahnik Spaans grand couturier

Manolo Blahnik spanischer Schuh-Designer

Manolo Blahnik Spanish fashion designer

Manolo Blahnik stilista spagnolo

Manolo Blahnik styliste espagnol vivant en Angleterre

Маноло Бланик испанский дизайнер обуви

מנולו בלאניק

მანოლო ბლანიკი

マノロ・ブラニク

莫罗·伯拉尼克

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High heels : fashion. femininity, seductionThe snippy world of New Yorker fashion artist Michael RobertsShoes : fashion and fantasyManolo Blahnik drawingsManolo's new shoesBlahník by Boman : shoes, photographs, conversationShoes : fashion and fantasy : with 342 illustrations, 101 in colour