Elsewhere in the Manolosphere

Manolo says, the past three weeks have been busy for the Manolo, however that does not mean that our internet friends have also been idle, for indeed they have not. And so, the Manolo now presents the few choice Manolospheric links for your enjoyment.

Mr. Henry on the trilby

The look says, “I don’t wear this hat because I need to cover my head like some old bald guy (although in truth my hair is a fresh-out-of-bed mess). This hat radiates insouciance and cool. It advertises that I am in the know and am self-confident enough to be sartorially ironic.

Katie R. writes about the special jelly

With names straight from Hogwarts, the pair Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, are famous for their wild food related adventures, having previously create a jelly shaped like St. Paul’s Cathedral, a futurist aerobanquet, and scratch-and-sniff cinema, have now created a series of jams infused with “powerful artifacts.”

Miss Plumcake, writing what the Manolo thought was the mostly innocuous article, inadvertently launches the Great Nude Shoe Wars of 2010.

This is what I call a First Lady Shoe (and I’m charmed by the “film” treatment of the bow.) It doesn’t look like much on the screen, but you’ll find yourself reaching for these again and again for years and as long as they’re in season, they’ll be in style.

Christa Terry gives us pictures of strange buildings!

I’ve often commented on how strange my house is – mostly because someone in the past did a lot of shoddy DIY – but it’s not strange at all compared to these strange buildings:

Glinda the Good on telling time.

Even though telling time on a clock face is second nature to me, my son has grown up with a distinct lack of them. There might be a few scattered here and there in his life, such as at the library, but not enough to make any impact upon him. He doesn’t even have one in his classroom.

Raincoaster on Giselle Budchen.

Congratulations, that is true contrarian fashion genius.

Our darling Twistie writing about 17 years of the wedded blissfulness.

Sometimes happily ever after does sort of happen.

What the Manolo Is…

Manolo says, it is Tuesday, time to see what the Manolo is…



Listening to…

Ever since he first saw the video clips many months ago, the Manolo has been eagerly waiting for the subtitled version of the Russian musical Stilyagi to appear.

And now, it appears that the Manolo has finally gotten his wish…