From there, I took a stroll down to Greeley Square on 32nd Street, where I met my winsome plus-one for the evening. Olivia Palermo famously paired the shoe with a white sweater and princess skirt for her wedding, proving that the shoe works just as well for a bridal look now as it did back when Carrie was stood up at the altar a move we still haven't forgiven Mr.
The real test run no pun intended followed, as our group trekked a full mile to an offbeat tiki lounge in the East Village. Close Menu. Despite the many designers who found a home in her wardrobe, one name stood out: Manolo Blahnik.
Brides's Editorial Guidelines. Watch on FN. Please fill out this field with valid email address. Close menu. I was convinced that the embellished Manolos were my good-luck charm — and with scores of Swarovski crystals adorning each shoe, they quite literally were.
Although the neighborhood is my least favorite in all of Manhattan, the walk itself presented an opportunity for me to truly discover the masterpiece that is the Hangisi — and I was thoroughly grateful. Zoe Weiner is a New York-based freelance journalist who writes about beauty and lifestyle.
And while there were many standout styles, it was the Hangisi pump that stole the show. Since Carrie Bradshaw selected the Hangisi as her "something blue" a decade ago, a number of brides have followed suit for their own big days.
Big's courthouse wedding: Her blue Manolo Blahnik stilettos.
Big's courthouse wedding: Her blue Manolo Blahnik stilettos. Ultimately, I found that the Hangisi was the perfect statement shoe: fabulous, versatile and surprisingly comfortable considering their imposing height. There was a lot to take in with Carrie Bradshaw's wedding look in the Sex and the City movie: Her bespoke Vivienne Westwood gown, her vampy makeup, and whatever that blue "bird" thing was that she wore in her hair