Given that his own designs are anything but chunky, I guess it's not surprising that Manolo Blahnik would have a certain amount of distaste for the heavier shoes that have been dominating the fashion world in recent months. "They don’t even look like shoes,” he told The Sunday Times this weekend. “It’s like talking in Chinese. I don’t understand them at all. The past few years have been aesthetic hell for me. Even Daphne Guinness has made herself look ridiculous in monstrous shoes. It’s because designers have forgotten about the importance of the harmony of extremes.”

Saucer of milk for Manolo, please! I wonder if he has any particular designer in mind?

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