Spanish shoe designer who soared to popularity after the debut of Sex and the City
, but has soled the feet of the wealthy for decades prior. His name is commonly mentioned in rap lyrics and glorified by the culture of excess, and he is accredited with pioneering the infamous Timberland stiletto boot craze. His handmade, expensive shoes bearing his name are largely considered the eptiome of luxury and chic by the fashion cognoscenti. The shoes themselves can also be referred to as "Manolos" or "Blahniks" for short.