With a dramatic pointed toe and low-cut sides, a classic pump accrues enviable edge. Manolo Blahnik’s iconic BB is handcrafted in Italy of velvety suede and takes its aesthetic cues from Brigitte Bardot (hence the name) and Julie Christie: women who have remained near-constant muses since Blahnik’s very first collection. The stiletto heel is high—but not too high. “The rest are cartoon shoes. They’re just pretty in the picture,” he says, “but you can’t walk.”
Suede, kid leather
Made in Italy
Construction, Fit, and Size
This style runs small. We suggest ordering a half size larger than you typically wear.