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Manolo the Columnist: Isis from Pour la Victoire | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Manolo the Columnist: Isis from Pour la Victoire

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

Dear Manolo,

My high school reunion is coming up, and I am in dire need of your assistance in acquiring the beautiful shoes. I was in the band, dorky and very shy back in 1991, and some classmates even made fun of my Chuck Taylors! I’m much more strong and confident now, and I’d like a gorgeous and sexy shoe to help me project these new feelings. Thank you for being so superfantastic, Manolo!


Manolo shouts, by the power of the glockenspiel and the sousaphone! Band geeks unite!

After the unprecedented success of the Glee! the Manolo is now considering writing the pilot for the dramedy based on the band geekery.

In the Manolo version, to be entitled Marching! the protagonist will be the boy who plays the tenor sax, because that is the coolest of the high school marching band instruments. (Yes, it is sort of like saying that Chief Justice John Roberts is the Tiger-Beat dreamiest of all the Supreme Court judges; the competition for the title is not stiff.)

And so, this Adonis-like saxophonist, who will also be and the student body president and the quarterback of the varsity football team (many funny scenes at halftime as he changes uniforms) will each week interact with the diverse crew of angsty teenaged musicians, who will express their complicated and angsty teenaged feelings through show-stopping flute solos and tuba concertos.

Here is the Isis from Pour la Victoire, the black evening sandals that would rock any reunion. Ayyy! And it is on the sale!

Isis from Pour la Victoire

5 Responses to “Manolo the Columnist: Isis from Pour la Victoire”

  1. Rachel February 18, 2011 at 10:30 am #

    But Chief Justice John Roberts is the Tiger-Beat dreamiest of all the Supreme Court judges

  2. La Petite Acadienne February 18, 2011 at 1:08 pm #

    Any fools who would make fun of the Chuck Taylors deserve nothing but scorn. Hold your head high, remembering how hopelessly clueless they were about such a perfect, classic shoe.

    • Kim February 19, 2011 at 10:37 am #

      Thank you, La Petit Acadienne! Manolo, I love you. Thank you so much! These are gorgeous.

      • speasummerlin February 19, 2011 at 11:49 am #

        I like the platform.
        Pretty shoes!

    • @tiffany February 19, 2011 at 1:16 pm #

      Truth. The Chuck Taylor is a fine shoe, demonstrating the wearer’s classic good taste.