Gaugain from Sigerson Morrison

Gaugain Flat Sandal by Sigerson_MorrisonGaugain Flat Sandal by Sigerson_Morrison

Manolo says, here is the Guagain from Sigerson Morrison, the snappy flat sandal that would undoubtedly make the rest of July more bearable. And look! They are on sale!

JUL
2012
02

Einstein in Mandals!

Einstein in mandals? You would never see Isaac Newton in mandals

Manolo says, so much for the formerly “Smartest Man in the World.”

P.S. The tip of the hat to the Manolo’s internet friend, the Lisa, for finding this.

JUL
2012
02

Brian Atwood Multicolored Buckle Sandals for the Monday

Manolo says, it is Monday, and you are no where near your desk, as the Great Unexpected Storm of 2012 has cut all the power to the office park where InEmTechCoCom, Inc. is located. So, like the school child with the snow cancellation, you have one day of glorious freedom, which you are hoping will turn into two days, which means three, because the July Fourth is Wednesday.

And so this morning, when you spontaneously awoke at 6AM, you thought you could roll over and go back to sleep, except you couldn’t because, as is often the case on the days off, your body forces you to conform to the normal schedule.

So, you got up, made the coffee, put one semi-stale mini-danish, leftover from Sunday, onto the plate, and sat down at the kitchen table with your laptop, because nothing says, “day off”, like sitting at the computer screen, checking your business email.

Yes, yes, you have big outdoor plans for the rest of the day, most of them involving cleaning up storm damage. You just needed the little bit of morning shoe time (and we are not talking about the sensible sneakers by Lacoste, either)…

Brian Atwood Multicolor Satin Buckle SandalBrian Atwood Multicolor Satin Buckle Sandal

Here is the multicolored satin buckle sandal from the Brian Atwood, the perfect thing to help you forget the I’ve-Got-a-Fallen-Elm-Tree-in-My-Backyard Blues.

JUL
2012
02

Should Fashion Bloggers be Licensed?

Manolo says, the Manolo was going to say something about this…

For me this gets to the heart of the whole question of non-regulation of fashion blogging, which has been celebrated as triumph of democracy in a dictatorial world (now everyone has a voice!) but also poses the dangers of opinion being automatically taken seriously, with no real knowledge on the part of the reader about the person opining, and the depth of what they may, or may not, know.

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I’m not saying all fashion bloggers are dangerous (that would be a little hypocritical, no?), but maybe it is worth thinking about some sort of registry, or official database that requires certain disclosures that are verifiable.

But then he decided that it was just too egregiously stupid to pay much serious attention.

However, to be brief, if you are selling the counterfeit products (the event which occasioned this rant), then you should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Otherwise, the meddlesome, and sometimes rent-seeking peoples who wish to stick their noses into everyone’s business, should leave the fashion bloggers alone.