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Overpriced and Ugly | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Overpriced and Ugly

T6517 by Roberto Cavalli   Manolo Does Not Like!  Do Not Click!

Manolo says, not just overpriced and ugly, but grotesquely so.

13 Responses to “Overpriced and Ugly”

  1. gidget bananas January 13, 2007 at 4:13 pm #

    Over $1300 of the American dollars!!! Only the person with the more money than the brains would spend so much on shoes that look like the ugly stepchild of the Payless!

  2. Anonymous January 13, 2007 at 8:45 pm #

    Hideous. Not just no, but HELL NO!

  3. Jet Set Jouet January 13, 2007 at 10:13 pm #

    Well if you dress to call the atention,, those cavalli’s are a dream! Luckly their not my style..

    love your blog,, learning about shoe fashion!

  4. Gorgeous Things January 13, 2007 at 11:07 pm #

    Eeeewwwwww! I would expect better from Cavalli!

  5. Anon January 14, 2007 at 1:14 am #

    Laugh at the price all you like, but it costs bucketloads of money to cultivate barnacles on a high heel.

  6. Kat January 14, 2007 at 1:02 pm #

    I think they’re perfect! If you are an over-bleached, over-tanned, 50-something who does nothing but spend your husband’s money on “self-improvement” and proposition cabana boys…

  7. kimberly January 14, 2007 at 2:19 pm #

    Wow. I think this is the first pair of shoes I’ve ever seen that require you to get a bad boob job and a spray-on tan before wearing. Perhaps Zappos verifies that before mailing these out…

  8. aimlessjoys January 14, 2007 at 5:42 pm #

    hahahaha! all these comment are too clever. Will not the stocky heel cause the calf muscle to roll up into a tight little ball under the stockings? This happens to me & I detest it.

    Give me some play-dough & I will do much the same thing for $100 & an espresso martini..

  9. nanflan January 14, 2007 at 10:24 pm #

    Where’s my Bedazzler?

  10. Sandy January 16, 2007 at 7:07 pm #

    I think I can accomplish the same thing with the ultimate trashy device – the Bedazzler

  11. Livia January 17, 2007 at 9:46 pm #

    I would never wear anything like this, but I must admit that they probably look better when worn than they do in this photo. With feet inside them, the black spotty part disappears, and that instantly makes them far less grotesque. There’s something so achingly appealing about that shade of cyan. If only the heel were less lumpy bumpy. . .

  12. Winona January 19, 2007 at 3:57 pm #

    Wow. Those are pretty scary.

  13. mrs. dalloway January 21, 2007 at 9:53 am #

    manolo has captured a moment before it has been erased from the memory of the zappos — oh, never mind.

    your link, it has shifted, but the shoes they are still in the gallery of the cavalli, which contains several other frightening looks. quite bristly, some of them. or tufty. I cannot quite bring myself to look long enough.