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Usually, news of the Manolo Blahnik sample sale hits the Internet a week or two before the biannual sale begins. Not this time, folks. A Tweet from André Leon Talley was the first we'd heard of the sale, which apparently began this morning at the Warwick Hotel at 65 W. 54th Street.
We're guessing the Manolo folks were trying to keep the sale under the radar to avoid the usual insanity. If that was the goal, they certainly succeeded. The Cut didn't list it. Mizhattan didn't list it. Madison Avenue Spy didn't list it. Sugar Rock Catwalk didn't list it. And neither did we. As soon as we shake off our overwhelming sense of shame, we'll try to infiltrate for a full report.
· @OfficialALT [Twitter]
· The Manolo Blahnik Sale Might Hit Midtown in Early May
· Scenes from Inside the Manolo Blahnik Sale [Racked NY]