THE PARTY Manolo Blahnik unveiled its latest design of exquisite footwear at the Czech Ambassador’s residence. A favorite of Melania Trump, the footwear brand has a rich history and element of power that’s a perfect fit for a grand unveiling in the nation’s capital. The celebration also marks 100 years of nationhood for Czechoslovakia, the homeland of Manolo Blahnik’s father. Guests enjoyed a reception that featured Czech and Spanish tapas that reflected Blahnik’s cultural background.
THE PEOPLE The event brought together Washington’s power players, power dressers and international representatives for an evening of cultural indulgence.
BEST IN SHOW Guests were treated to a show of Blahnik’s unique creations as well as a sneak peak of a new design. They also saw an exclusive screening of the documentary film “Manolo Blahnik: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards.”