According to some websites around the internet, there are "signature" trade marks to ensure authenticity of Manolo Blahnik's shoes, high-end luxury shoes popularized by "Sex and the City".
- No embossed serial numbers.
- Authentic white dust bags with black lettering. The box is also white and black.
- Leather sole.
Manolo Blahnik & Marcia Patmos' 2011/12 Spring Sandles made from waste Tilapia Skins and other natural materials.
… more to come but here is an interesting case for the perception of materials verses the cost of these shoes.