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Manolo the Columnist: York from Michael by Michael Kors | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Manolo the Columnist: York from Michael by Michael Kors

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

Dear Manolo,

I think I need a pair of new booties to go with my pink skinny jeans. What do you recommend?


Manolo says, yes, it is true, colorful panting— pink, green, yellow, red— is all the rage among the hipsters, fashionistas, and style setters. In fact the trend is so ubiquitous, that it is probably actually out, and we have just not gotten the news yet.

But such is always the way when one chases to the trends, no?

One minute, everyone in the world is laying down on their beds desperately trying to squeeze into the Gloria Vanderbilt, super-slim-fit designer disco jeans, and the next it is all “Come on Eileen”, and now you have to go down to the hardware store and buy the overalls and bandanas so as to achieve that sexy-retro-junky-hobo-gamine look that was so popular in the summer of 1983. But as soon as you button up your Big Smith’s and started to look for someone to teach you to play the penny whistle, it was time for the “Girls Just Wanted to Have Fun”, and, well frankly, that whole Lauper-based period is best forgotten. (Your hair has only recently recovered from what you did to it then.)

Manolo says, fashion is overrated. Style is underrated. Be your own style icon!

Look! Here is the York bootie from Michael by Michael Kors, the platform ankle bootie that is trendy-hot in the purple (which the Manolo loves) and more timeless in the conservative black version.

York from Micheal by Micheal Kors

3 Responses to “Manolo the Columnist: York from Michael by Michael Kors”

  1. The formerly shoe-obsessed Wayne September 7, 2012 at 11:06 am #

    I’m normally not into ankle-boots (“booties”), but I like these; the heel, the platform, the color and the double-textured outer!

  2. Catherine September 10, 2012 at 8:16 am #

    Frankly , I don’t like this ankle boots with embossed-snake leather.

  3. Rosemary Posse October 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm #

    I ‘m glad I ran across another blog with a common wine beverages theme!