"It's like talking in Chinese. I don't understand them [clunky shoes] at all. The past few years have been aesthetic hell for me... It's because designers have forgotten about the importance of the harmony of extremes." And the modern media doesn't fare much better, in his opinion. "I'm totally confused," he admits in Style magazine. "I don't even know what taste is anymore. Frankly, I can't bear to buy magazines. I get so upset." - Manolo Blahnik
Now that is a man with divine taste and style distinction.