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Mules from the Coach | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Mules from the Coach

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Manolo says, here are a the pairs of the mules from the Coach. Both of them, they show the sort of restrained styling and the subtle detailing that makes the Coach very much worth the wearing. And the colors they have the richness and depth that can only be achieved by those who take the time to prepare the leather properly.

From the time to the time you will hear the Manolo complain about the shoes made in the China, and why he prefers the shoes of the Italians. These colors and this leather, and the masterful way the shoes they are assembled, these are the reasons why.

18 Responses to “Mules from the Coach”

  1. Mimi June 16, 2005 at 11:03 am #

    Tres magnifique!

  2. Michele June 16, 2005 at 11:18 am #

    Quoting from Mimi: “tres magnifique!”

  3. El Capitan June 16, 2005 at 11:48 am #

    Ayieeee! The Capitan, he dislikes the mules. He needs to see a strap across the heel. Even a thread-thin strap. That way the shoeses look like outdoor wear, and not the houseshoeses dragooned into regular duty.

    Please, for the children… wear the strappy sandals and the heeled shoes! Mules make you look and sound like… well, mules when you walk about. Clippy cloppy! The sole flappin’ against your footses!

  4. tia nieve June 16, 2005 at 12:41 pm #

    The Tia Nieve loves the mules of green. They are a perfect height!

  5. oh navel June 16, 2005 at 1:01 pm #

    OH. The green is indeed super fantastic. I love them.

  6. karla June 16, 2005 at 1:12 pm #

    I have some Coach pumps (black, classic, small heel because I am tall) and I can say that they are VERY comfortable.
    Generally I hate pointy shoes and high heels, as they make me over 6 feet, but I love my Coach pumps.

  7. sandra June 16, 2005 at 1:19 pm #

    :::::gasp!::::: so beautiful

  8. Joan June 16, 2005 at 1:21 pm #

    I’m crushed, they are only available in one size! Timing is everything.

  9. Tania June 16, 2005 at 1:50 pm #

    I agree with el Capitan: the mules, they are cute when you buy them, and then when you wear them, it’s SLAP SLAP SLAP SLAP SLAP. They are house-slippers pretending to be pumps. And then the horror if, in a sudden dash across the pavement, you step OUTSIDE of one. Your foot just neatly pops right out, and there you are, half-shod on the sidewalk. The clumsiness!

  10. dowdydiva June 16, 2005 at 2:04 pm #

    I must cast my vote for the slingback, as well. Gotta keep those shoes on your feets! But they are still glorious in color and design!

  11. Nancy June 16, 2005 at 2:16 pm #

    I can’t keep the mules on the feet, no matter how hard I try I simply end up with the toe cramps. And yes of course we all must agree with the Manolo re: Italian vs. Chinese, and my super-fantastic shoe repairman, Mr. Fontana of 10th St., adds,
    “Spain, you must never buy the shoes from the Spain. Only EEt-a-lee. These shoes from the Spain, feh!”

  12. deja pseu June 16, 2005 at 5:34 pm #

    Sorrowfully, I must agree with El Capitan, at least about the thwap-thwap of the mules. As much as they are lovely in form, they cause the foot and leg cramps when the walking is done for any amount of time, and they are most unstable. The love of mules now occupy space in my mental file cabinet of desire with the cropped jackets and wide leg capris, teeny tiny handbags and the other items which are delightful much more so in concept than in execution.

  13. jj June 16, 2005 at 6:10 pm #

    The beautiful mules in the glorious green color with the perfect height heel.. why, oh why, are they not availible for the ladies with the petite feet. The jj, her heart is breaking.

  14. beth June 16, 2005 at 6:18 pm #

    I cannot speak highly enough of the mules from the Coach (as well as any other Coach shoes I own, and the purses which are indestructible). I have some lovely pink suede mules from last season that still fill me with delight each time I wear them.

    Yes, you get the thwack thwack, but for me, that is part of the charm. And if you have much practice in the walking in the mules, you can reduce the thwack thwack to a gentle tip tap.

    It seems you feel about the mules the way I feel about the high heeled thongs–to me the most uncomfortable shoes ever invented.

  15. Jan June 16, 2005 at 9:11 pm #

    These shoes are choked up high enough that they will not flap flap if properly fitted. The super fantastic girl who wears the excellent shoes should always take the time to find the proper fit!

    Beautiful shoes.

  16. Harrods Girl June 17, 2005 at 2:14 am #

    Oooh, I quite like those mules. Think they’ll be great for work people.

  17. class factotum June 17, 2005 at 9:01 am #

    And then there is the issue of supporting a repressive regime when you buy the shoes of the Chinese.

    Although the shoes of the Italy — they, too, have the Communists. At least the Chinese, they can say they have the communism at the point of the gun, not at the ballot box.

  18. Fuzzylizzie June 18, 2005 at 8:43 pm #

    I adore the green mules. And I agree that if mules fit properly, they really don’t thack that badly!