Manolo Blahnik is one of the most influential shoe designers of all time. For over 40 years, Manolo Blahnik’s iconic designs have been worn by women around the world. Manolos, as they are now affectionately referred as, have become a must have for every fashion it girl. Now, Nevision Studios and director Michael Roberts are documenting his incredible career and his journey to success.
The film titled MANOLO (The boy who made shoes for lizards) is an in-depth portrait of the man who is regarded as a genius by some of the most revered figures in fashion; A behind-the-scenes peek into his world; And a must see for any person who has ever looked longingly at a pair of his shoes. The film will feature a ‘who’s who’ list of some of the most notable figures in the fashion and entertainment worlds including Anna Wintour, Andre Leon Talley, Paloma Picasso, Candace Bushnell, Charlotte Olympia, Iman, Jamie Preto, Rihanna, Naomi Campbell, David Bailey, Isaac Mizrahi, Joan Burnstein, Mary Beard, Colin McDowell, Penelope Tree, Prince of Lampedusa, Rupert Everett and of course Manolo Blahnik himself.
Production for the film is currently under way and a release date for the film has not yet been set. In the meantime you can get a preview of the documentary here.