The opening is a homecoming for the designer, who attended university in the Swiss city.
Satin shoes with diamonds, rubellites and amethysts will be showcased during the Spanish leg of the Manolo Blahnik exhibition.
“Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards,” made its London debut on Monday night.
The shoe designer responds to life in the film.
The new space will be dedicated to men’s shoes.
Manolo Blahnik has a new documentary out Friday and his traveling museum exhibition bows in Madrid in November.
Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Manolo Blahnik and Valentino were interviewed for the feature-length film.
The film, which will be released on September 15 in New York, features interviews with Rihanna, Karlie Kloss and Naomi Campbell, among others.
A single pair of Blahnik’s handmade Bohemian-inspired stiletto-heeled boots will be revealed at a party Tuesday night.
The American and French First Ladies didn’t talk fashion, just general pleasantries.
The First Lady has been somewhat of a loyalist to Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, choosing a suit from them for her White House portrait.
The first lady has worn Kors on a few key occasions including for the start of a Palm Beach weekend with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and his wife Akie.