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Let The Games Begin: Manolo Blahnik Makes An Olympic-Themed Stiletto

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Olympic retail inspiration shows no signs of letting up and the next round comes in the form of these Manolo Blahnik heels. But Blahnik is nodding a little further back—before Union Jack or the star-spangled banner bedazzled shoes were even a twinkle in some patriotic designer's eyes—to the Ancient Greeks. We can all thank Blahnik's penchant for reading "books and [looking] at albums full of ancient art, sculpture and architecture" for these bronze, silver, and gold striped heel above. But where are the Doric, Ionic, and/or Corinthian column heels, hm? We'll wait.
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