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December, 2009 | Manolo's Shoe Blog
Archive - December, 2009

Whose Shoes Wednesday…The Answer!

Manolo asked, whose shoes?

Marlo Thomas Shoes!

It is the Marlo Thomas!

Congratulations to the Manolo’s internet friend, Kris, who was the first to correctly identify this week’s well preserved personage of note (we should all look so good at 72!).

Marlo Thomas, proof that sometimes, the plastic surgery works.

Marlo and Danny Thomas,

Generally speaking, the Manolo is opposed to the nose jobs, but he must admit that it would have been very difficult to succeed as America’s Sweetheart with Danny Thomas’s nose on your face.

Whose Shoes Wednesday

Manolo asks, whose shoes?

Sigerson Morrison On Sale For the Tuesday

Manolo says, the Manolo is enjoying the languorous pace of this week between Christmas and the New Years. Please forgive.

In the meantime, here is some beautiful feetwear from Sigerson Morrison that are discounted for your post Christmas festival of regretful semi-frugality.

Sigerson Morrison 9630 Ankle Boot   Manolo Likes!  Click!

This fetching ankle bootie, the 9630 from Sigerson Morrison is discounted nearly 30%, the savings of over $225 of the American dollars.

Sigerson Morrison 9633 Pump  Manolo Likes!  Click!

This stylish classic pump, the 9633 from Sigerson Morrison, would be the excellent addition to your everyday wardrobe, and it is on the sale, also almost 30% off the usual price.

The Christmas Song

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Manolo says,

Merry Christmas!

The Manolo is hoping that your stocking was filled with exactly what your heart desired: beautiful shoes! And that you will be able to now model them for your closest friends and family.

Whose Shoes Wednesday…The Answer!

Manolo asked, whose shoes?

Courtney Loves Shoes and Dope!

Manolo answers, it is the Courtney Love.

Congratulations to the Manolo’s internet friend agirl, who was the first respondent and the first to correctly identify this week’s self-destructively pathetic celebrity of note.

Whose Shoes Wednesday

Manolo asks, whose shoes?

The Return of the Prodigal!

Manolo says, let us slaughter the fatted calf and sing our glad hosannas, for our beloved Isidore Gallant has returned to the fold!

Flattering Hats for Every Head

Manolo says, the Manolo loves people who give sound advice about hats.

Christian Louboutin Bobo Ankle Booties For the Monday

Manolo says, it is final Monday before Christmas, four short days, the mere blink of the eye…in the other words, it is time to get shopping!

But, before you rush out the door to the mall, here are interesting shoes for you to contemplate while you engage in spirited holiday fisticuffs with your fellow last-minute shoppers.

Christian Louboutin Bobo Leather Ankle BootiesDetail of the Christian Louboutin Leather Ankle Booties

The Christian Louboutin Bobo Leather Ankle Booties.

This is the shoe that asserts itself.

Would you wear it?

Manolo the Columnist:Jimmy Choo: Logan Glittery d’Orsay Pump from Jimmy Choo

Manolo says, here is the Manolo’s latest column for the Express of the Washington Post

Dear Manolo,

I’m a single lady of a certain age, who’s been invited by a gentleman to spend New Year’s Eve in his company, dining and dancing at one of Washington, D.C.’s better venues. My companion will be wearing a tuxedo, and I shall be wearing a dark blue ball gown. What do you suggest?


Manolo says, this sounds like the wonderfully elegant and timeless way to spend the Eve of the New Year, eating the lobster thermidor, drinking the bubbly from the glass slipper, and waltzing right up until the stroke of midnight, the way it used to be done.

Yes, in most cases, the Manolo appreciates the manifest conveniences of the modern world, such as painless dentistry, and super absorbent paper towels.

However, when it comes to celebrations, fancy occasions, and holidays of note, the people of the previous generations truly knew how to throw the party. And while there are the few holdouts (such as the Manolo’s friend Karen) who still do it right, most Americans have forgotten what New Year’s Eve should be like.

We have mislaid our sense of occasion, and now show up to weddings, funerals, and christenings, (to say nothing of the New Year’s Eve’s celebrations) in clothing our predecessors would have thought unsuited for hoboes.

Thus, for one night each year, we should resolve to get dressed up like the old-timey movie stars, and party like it is 1949.

Look! Here from Jimmy Choo, is the Logan Glittery d’Orsay Pump, in the appropriately celebratory champagne color.
 Jimmy Choo, Logan Glittery d’Orsay Pump  Manolo Likes!  Click!

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