Manolo Blahnik is a Spanish fashion designer and founder of the eponymous luxury shoe brand. He was born in 1942 in the Canary Islands and began his fashion career in Paris before moving to London in the 1970s. His shoes are known for their elegant, timeless design and luxurious materials, and have been worn by many famous individuals including Princess Diana, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Oprah Winfrey. Blahnik has received numerous accolades for his contributions to the fashion industry and his influence on the design of women’s shoes, and his brand continues to be one of the most sought-after in the luxury shoe market.