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Happy Thanksgiving | Manolo's Shoe Blog

Happy Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving, the day on which people all over the great United States of America come together to gorge themselves on turkey and pretend they prefer foodie Aunt Clara’s pomegranate confit with pink shallot relish to the can-shaped cranberry deliciousness that won the Cold War.

Considering the American importance of the date –not only is it Thanksgiving, it’s the 49th anniversary of JFK assassination– I should do a retrospective of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’ fondness for Roger Vivier’s pilgrim pumps.

Unfortunately, I’m both lazy and jetlagged and so here’s a snap of the La Veuve Kennedy four years later in full New York swing sporting a pair of Vivier’s iconic buckled beauties.

Oh, and also a ridiculous platter of pumps.

White satin for autumn? I mean honestly.

2 Responses to “Happy Thanksgiving”

  1. marvel November 26, 2012 at 1:21 pm #

    We don’t pretend. We eat the can-shaped deliciousness.

    Hope you had a good Thanksgiving!

  2. Virginia Postrel November 27, 2012 at 1:44 am #

    And what looks like the leopard-skin coat given to her by Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. First ladies just don’t get swag like they used to.