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Boots for the Strike | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Boots for the Strike

Manolo says, if like the Manolo, because of the circumstances beyond your control, you are having to walk everywhere today, then you will need the boot that is not only both comfortable and warm, but also something that expresses your toughness in the face of the urban adversity.

John Fleuvog Bev   Manolo Likes!  Click!

Manolo shouts, Fluevog Today! This it is the perfect boot for striding downtown, in the fact, it is the downtown boot.

Paul Green Nirvana   Manolo Likes! Click!

Here is the boot from the Paul Green that captures the grittiness of the urban life, without actually being gritty.

Taryn Rose Palma    Manolo Likes!  Click!

And finally, but not the least, here is the boot from the Taryn Rose, one that is not gritty or tough at all, but in the stead it is more winter wonderlandy. It is also on the sale, 50% off of the usual price.

13 Responses to “Boots for the Strike”

  1. furlagirl December 20, 2005 at 11:27 am #

    Commiserations to all Noo Yorkers. But pity we poor Londoners on July 7, who got stranded in the West End after the terrorist attacks closed the toob and the buses and we had to walk from Oxford Circus to Highgate in high-heeled sandals and flipflops.

  2. Annalucia December 20, 2005 at 12:13 pm #

    The fur trim on the boot of the Taryn Rose, it resembles the hairstyle sported by the creations of the Doctor Seuss.

  3. Rob-O December 20, 2005 at 12:56 pm #

    Paging Nancy Sinatra! Paging Nancy Sinatra!

  4. Miss Maud December 20, 2005 at 1:01 pm #

    Those, they are some seriously beautiful boots. I particularly like the first ones – which do not exist in my size. Oh what a world, what a world.

  5. Suma December 20, 2005 at 5:06 pm #

    Oh flat knee-high boots, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

  6. Esther December 20, 2005 at 5:39 pm #

    Those Paul Green boots belong in my closet. *sigh*

  7. Nathan December 21, 2005 at 6:06 am #

    the tayrn rose boots look like they have shitzus coming out the top

  8. Fausta December 21, 2005 at 11:49 am #

    Beautiful boots!
    But it’s cold enough that the Fausta, she’d have to wear the boots of the Blondo with the lining of the shearling.

  9. final fashion December 21, 2005 at 1:45 pm #

    hooray for the downtown boot! It lets me take on the urban obstacle course with versatility and toughness. Makes me feel like a superhero. Thank you Manolo for recognizing the flat boot!

  10. furlagirl December 21, 2005 at 3:43 pm #

    I hope the Manolo has not slipped on the ice on the treacherous streets of New York.

  11. Isara December 23, 2005 at 7:19 pm #

    Ah, the Fluevogs. How I love their boots. Sadly, most of their knee-high boots do not fit the fat calf! And so comfortable, too! I will dance all night in them!

    I am, however, currently having heart palpitations over their new styles….

  12. Whitney September 18, 2006 at 3:54 pm #

    hm, those are nice boots if you’re expecting a flood.