SHOES + MONDAY

I love this story from Penelope Green:

A Veritable Vision in Five-Inch Heels“, New York Times, February 3, 2010:

NEAR dusk on a recent winter Sunday, in a glossy and compact one-bedroom in Hell’s Kitchen, Michael Lisbona was drying the toe box of a Louis-style mule with a blow dryer. The upper part of the half-made shoe, which had been cut from black kid leather embossed with a delicate silver lace pattern, curled back like the petal of an exotic flower. Llorraine Neithardt, a full-time psychic and part-time shoe guru, clapped her hands and exclaimed: “Boy, does that beat mowing the lawn. Look how beautiful — like a little tortellini.”…

Read the article as it is wonderful way to start Monday morning…
*See the slideshow:Yana Paskova for the New York Times

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