Manolo’s Wednesday Miscellany

Manolo says, here are the few links which may perhaps amuse…

To kill time before I needed to drop my visiting mother off at LaGuardia, we wandered into one of those many nameless discount shoe stores in NYC and I came upon these $15 shoes:

“I’ve always preferred the creative process of designing and selling clothes to the idea of putting on a poncey fashion show [….] It would be wonderful if fashion shows died out completely. They’re so time-consuming and costly.”

The Brogue for Butter

While most believe the ritual to have begun in 1880’s France, the first mention of a man imbibing from the shoe of a beautiful woman actually takes place in Chicago:

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