Diane Von Furstenberg has hundreds of pairs; Paloma Picasso has been a fan since she was fourteen; Bianca Jagger, Anna Piaggi and Kate Moss are fellow addicts. His career begin in 1971 when he showed his sketches to Diana Vreeland, legendary editor of American Vogue. Admiring one particularly whimsical drawing of a shoe that crept up the ankle and became entwined with ivy and cherries she said, ‘You should do shoes.’ And so he did.
It is not however, just the shoes themselves that have benefited from internationally renowned fame in the fashion market. Blahniks illustrations themselves are equally well recognised around the world, thanks to their unique style and use of bright colours. The perfect piece of art for a dressing room or little girls rooms, we love nothing more than flicking through the books of illustrations – safe in the knowledge that thanks to the brilliantly eclectic range of designs there will be a shoe to match each and every one of our schemes.