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The Diaz Leather Ankle Boot from the Maestro Manolo Blahnik for the Monday | Manolo's Shoe Blog

The Diaz Leather Ankle Boot from the Maestro Manolo Blahnik for the Monday

Manolo says, it is Monday, and you are back at your desk doing that thing that you do to make that money that you need to keep the wolves away from the door.

Wolves? Ha!

Would that the rampaging wolf packs were your main concern.

Yes, if you live in the Montana, or the Wyoming, the wolf might occasionally, maybe, snatch up the unguarded toy poodle, or the haughty house cat (who probably had it coming), but even there the danger to your nuclear family and home is negligible. Although, certainly, most 21st century husbands, now reduced to the largely supernumerary functions, such as 3,000 mile oil changes and ordering new aluminum siding, would relish the chance to reassert their Viking bona fides by driving off the pack of wolves while armed with nothing more than the large stick and the AR-15.

Ayyy! Such is the stuff of suburban male fantasy! But, thanks to modern high-powered cartridges and infrared scopes, our ancient and noble canine vermin are easily kept at bay.

Unfortunately, modern vermin are not so easily dissuaded from their depredations. Indeed, between the tax collector, the bank, the politician, and the nice man at the gas station who, where this 18th century, would be standing the the side of the road wearing the mask and holding the brace of pistols, you have never been more beset on all sides.

And this says nothing about the various indignities foisted upon you at the place of the work, where your immediate supervisor, Mr. Potiphar, has earned the well deserved reputation as the slave driver.

But, what can you do? When has life not been the struggle? When have the metaphoric wolves not been at the non-metaphoric door?

Look! Beautiful and sophisticated booties!

Diaz Leather Ankle Boot from Manolo Blahnik

This is the Diaz Leather Ankle Boot from Maestro Manolo Blahnik, the sort of shoe that heralds the coming winter with style and seriousness.

4 Responses to “The Diaz Leather Ankle Boot from the Maestro Manolo Blahnik for the Monday”

  1. Comfort Shoe Lady October 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    That is one stunning boot.

  2. Fausta October 8, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    THAT is beautiful!

  3. marvel October 8, 2012 at 3:55 pm #

    The Manolo, he makes me laugh!

  4. Lisa in SoCal October 9, 2012 at 12:22 am #

    Nerd feels poindexterish impulse to point out that Vikings were not known for their seige resilience, as in protecting selves from wolves, but for their own raids and empire-building. Perhaps modern suburban husbands can imagine that their riding lawn mowers are the longboats, and the grocery bags from Ralphs the spoils plundered from English monasteries.