The Manolo Blahnik Archives: ‘A New Way of Walking’, Judith Clark in Conversation

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Christmas has definitely come early for Costume Society members! Join the Costume Society in conversation with Judith Clark, to discuss the recent launch of The Manolo Blahnik Archives ‘A New Way of Walking’ on Tuesday 14th December 7:15-8 pm GMT.

Family-run luxury accessories house Manolo Blahnik celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021. In celebration of this milestone anniversary, The Manolo Blahnik Archives “A New Way of Walking” was launched in November 2021; a virtual world themed across five ‘rooms’ the experience celebrates past and present pivotal moments, with the ability to grow and evolve with the brand in the future. The interactive exhibition reveals for the first time, the breadth of the house’s archives highlighting the constant innovation within.

The archival content and touchpoints throughout have been compiled by renowned industry expert, Judith Clark in conjunction with Manolo Blahnik himself and the brand’s in house Archive team. In the making for over 18 months, Rōnin an independent digital design studio based in Amsterdam has led the build of the experience from its conception. The experience is fully certified as AA compliant to ensure it is broadly accessible to all.

Judith Clark, curator and exhibition-maker, will discuss with the Costume Society The Manolo Blahnik Archives ‘A New Way of Walking’. The conversation will consider digitised objects, the cultural touchpoints created, and curating in a digital realm. Book your tickets now on the Costume Society’s Eventbrite page and we look forward to seeing you all on Zoom then. 

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