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André Leon Talley to Host the Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale

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You know a sample sale has officially become an Event when it has a celebrity host. Madison Avenue Spy reports that Vogue contributing editor, America's Next Top Model judge, and Anna Wintour bestie André Leon Talley will be the guest star of the Manolo Blahnik sample sale at the Warwick Hotel.

ALT is always a welcome surprise, but it's not like the sale really needed an extra draw: Last time, we found a plethora of heels in the $100-$200 range. (You can see the full price list here in the third photo.) MadSpy also lists the date—next Thursday, April 29—but not the hours. Usually, the morning is reserved for VIPs and the afternoon is open to the rest of us, but we'll keep you updated about the details as we get them.
· Manolo's Secret Sample Sale [Madison Avenue Spy]
· Above the Fray: Manolo Sale Is a Well-Oiled Machine [Racked NY]
· Lineblogging: Waiting for the Manolos [Racked NY]

Manolo Blahnik

31 West 54th Street, Manhattan, NY 10019 (212) 582-3007 Visit Website

Warwick Hotel

65 West 54th Street, New York, NY