Raised on a banana plantation in the Canary Islands, the exuberant Blahnik clacked onto the set of Sex & the City into Household-Name status on the heels of Carrie Bradshaw, and, at 68, works more today than he did 30 years ago.
For their February 2011 issue, HEMISPHERES snagged a fun interview with the personable - & hardworking! - shoe designer. Here are some highlights -
On toe cleavage -
'I think it's more exciting and sensual ... Before me, there was no toe cleavage at all.'
On becoming a shoe designer -
'Things happen by accident. But now I love what I do, and I can't live without it.'
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