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Manolo in the City of the Brotherly Love | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Manolo in the City of the Brotherly Love

Manolo says, please forgive the Manolo as he had to briefly step away from the blogging this weekend to attend the fancy semi-society wedding on the Main Line in the Philadelphia. The best man he was the New York muy famoso.

Of the course, the trip it included the visit to the King of the Prussia Mall for the shopping extravaganza with the Posse Manolo. It is not the secret that the Manolo he rarely enters the malls, but there are the precious few (The Mall of the Short Hills, the Galleria in the Dallas ) for which he will make the exception.

To the mind of the Manolo, this pair of the daring shoes of the Giuseppe Zanotti, was the best purchase of the trip. (That and the little something the Manolo he had to purchase for the Manolo himself.)

This shoe it good because it is on the exact border between the trashy and the classic, where, as the long time readers of the Manolo know, the true fashion lies.

Giuseppe Zanotti I4073    Manolo Likes!  Click!

Once in the while the truly fashionable girl she must cast out the book of the rules and chart her own course in the matter of the footwear, she must defy the convention, and the staid and the stultifying rules of the mob.

10 Responses to “Manolo in the City of the Brotherly Love”

  1. Annalucia September 13, 2005 at 7:09 am #

    ::gran sospiro::

    It is a beautiful shoes, yes, but the heel height of three and one-half inches! Does the Manolo not realize that not every woman can walk in a heel of such height? The Annalucia, even when she was thirty years younger and forty pounds lighter in weight, could not walk comfortably in a shoe with a heel of more than two inches. If she tried it today she would cause her feet great pain and look very foolish besides.

    The Annalucia hopes that one day the designers will help us to “defy the convention, and the staid and stultifying rules of the mob” in a heel height of two inches or lower. In the meantime she will keep wearing her black pumps of German manufacture.

    ::gran sospiro, ancor una volta::

  2. The Scarlett September 13, 2005 at 8:00 am #

    Ayyyyyyy, I’m pouting now because I missed the majesty of the Manolo and Posse at KofP.

  3. Joannnnnna September 13, 2005 at 8:13 am #

    Manolo have you read the book “In Her Shoes”? Jennifer Weiner is a fairly good author from the Philly area, and now the book has made it into film with Cameron Diaz (no doubt desecrating the lovely beach book original)…

  4. La BellaDonna September 13, 2005 at 8:15 am #

    Aaaaaaaayyyyy!!!! La BellaDonna pouts with the Scarlett!! :(

    Alas that the Manolo does not let the faithful know of his travels, but the crowds would doubtless become impossible.

    [Hola to the Scarlett! And also to the Annalucia, with whom La BellaDonna shares the Issues of the High Heels.]

  5. deja pseu September 13, 2005 at 11:34 am #

    According to the author of the beach book “In Her Shoes”, Jennifer Weiner, she is much pleased with the movie, as are many of the movie critics.


  6. Joannnnnnnnnnnna September 13, 2005 at 12:55 pm #

    Good to know that the author is happy with the movie – Weiner is a wonderful writer and I have read all of her books. I just have a hard time imagining Cameron Diaz playing a character who honestly does some pretty horrible things to her sister…

  7. Kourtney September 13, 2005 at 2:04 pm #

    Oh, the adoration of these shoes is overwhelming me! That, & the medication for the wisdom tooth I possesed until recently. Fabulous. I adore. Once again, Manolo, as a potential bride planning on a red dress – yes! yes! I do!

  8. Victor September 13, 2005 at 2:14 pm #

    I hope we’ll see the “little something” in Cravats Worth the Wearing soon!

  9. Donna B September 13, 2005 at 5:45 pm #

    Ooh, I am swooning a bit at the mention of the Manolo in Philadelphia and the Main Line and this mall. I am from Philadelphia, too. Yes, much of Philadelphia is very pleased to be semi-society…

    I hope someday you will tell us who the NY famous best man was.

    I have decided that 2 1/2 inches is as high as I’ll go. Even then, some need practice.