Greta Garbo in Gold Lamé

Manolo says, one of the Manolo’s friends has asked the question regarding the image in this week’s Whose Shoes Wednesday.

Does anyone know what movie she was in wearing those shinny boots.

It was in the magnificent and magnificently erotic Mata Hari.

And now, through the miracle of the YouTube, the Manolo can show you two scenes from Mata Hari.

First, the scene with the shiny boots in action..

And now, the entire movie summed up in the single brief scene. Be certain to watch until the last final moment to see Garbo at her magnificent best.

Ayyy! You may keep your modern, salaciously bared, cinematic breasts and give the Manolo the pre-Hays Code Garbo clad head to toe in golden lamé.

And now, below the fold, the comparison and contrastison, with the most recent media appearance of the gold leggings.

The Beyonce Bot

It is Beyonce, in Balenciaga’s infamous $100,000 gold leggings at 2007 BET Video Awards making reference not to Garbo, but to Metropolis.

Yes, it is magnificent in its own unsubtle way, but it is not Garbo.