Manolo the Columnist: Gigi from Sam Edelman

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

Dear Manolo,

I love most of your shoe recommendations, unfortunately, I can’t afford many of them, as I’m just a poor office drone. Can you suggest some inexpensive flat sandals I could wear on the weekends this summer?

Patricia

Manolo says, as is usually his custom, the Manolo recommends that the poor girls save their monies and purchase the best quality of super fantastic feetwear that they can afford, for such investments are repaid many times over in comfort, beauty and the satisfaction of wearing.

But, the Manolo also sympathizes with the poor working girls, who must work hard to pay the rent on the tiny, ninth-floor-walk-up, studio apartment in the grungy bohemian part of town, where all of the boys wear the too-skinny-jeans and ride the fixed-gear bicycles.

Indeed, the Manolo, himself, knows what it is like to be poor, so poor that you must fashion your own super fantastic flat sandals out of the Pabst Blue Ribbon cans and pieces of oversized hipster eyeglasses you have found in the dumpster behind that ironically iconic (iconically ironic?) dive bar.

And so the Manolo would recommend to you the Gigi from the Sam Edelman as being the simple but good-looking, moderately priced flat sandal for your summer wearing needs. It is available in fifteen different colors and materials, from “spicy orange” to “silver boa”, although the Manolo is partial to the “natural cork” finish. For the less adventurous, “saddle and black” would be the good choice.

Gigi from Sam Edelman

4 Responses to “Manolo the Columnist: Gigi from Sam Edelman”

  1. Nancy June 24, 2011 at 11:57 am #

    Finally!!! A shoe that my size 10-narrow, hormone-embued (and not in a good way), exceedingly picky 12-year-old considers not to be lame in the extreme. And while the words “super fantastic” are not likely to cross her lips any time soon (at least not to describe anything her mother thinks, likes, says or feels) we have, with these sandals, achieved a temporary rapprochement.

  2. L June 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm #

    Ooo, I dig these! They’re quite the perfect summer flat.
    <3, Sketch of a Nymphet

  3. Larisa June 24, 2011 at 11:26 pm #

    Oooh! I own these in the silver boa. They are indeed super fantastic, and very comfortable.

  4. Rachel M June 29, 2011 at 1:33 pm #

    “so poor that you must fashion your own super fantastic flat sandals out of the Pabst Blue Ribbon cans and pieces of oversized hipster eyeglasses you have found in the dumpster behind that ironically iconic (iconically ironic?) dive bar.” Now those are some sandals I want to see!