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Shoes by Spursfan on 10 January 2010 9:20pm
 
Don't know why I started thinking about this. My excuse is that I had my second dose of Swine flu jab yesterday (because I have a compromised immune system) and I have being feeling quite unwell. I was ok with the first jab and am usually ok with the 'normal' flu jab but I am really feel quite flu-ey.

Anyway, I started thinking about my fave all time shoes and reckoned we all ought to do a top 3 (pairs - no good saying 'the left one'!!)

1. My favourite all time pair of shoes and I still miss 'em were (DA-DA!!) a pair of dusky pink suede wedges. I bought them in 1971 and wore them with cords usually but they also went with dresses and hot pants (yes - I DID own a few pairs!!).

2. A pair of knee-high bright red leather platform boots. I bought them and wore them whilst in early pregnancy (1972). In fact I remember I had probs pulling up the zips as the pregnancy wore on and eventually broke the zip puller (I know there's a special name for it but can't remember). Later when I had had our daughter I wore them while pushing the pram and fell over!! I didn't wear them much after that (with the pram that is). But they were GORGEOUS!!

3. A pair of white boots which came about halfway up the calf. They had cut-outs all the way around the top and a little bow in front. They were all the rage, possible 1966 or 1967? My school had a strict brown or black rule re shoe colour (and we had to have indoor AND outdoor shoes too) but I just HAD to have a pair of these boots or I would've died!! So I got Mom to buy a pair, and wore them to school. Of course the headmistress called me in and asked what on earth I was doing. I said my Mom had bought them (true but I was implying she had bought them without me asking (begging?) for them) and that she couldn't afford to buy another pair (lie). Amazingly I got away with it and was allowed to wear them (rather smugly I'm afraid!!).

Come on peeps, what are, or were, your fave boots/shoes etc?
 
Re: Shoes by kazzzz on 10 January 2010 11:24pm
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCF3ywukQYA

(warning...rude word alert!)
 
Re: Shoes by mrsteabag on 11 January 2010 1:03am
 
Hope you feel better, Anne!
My favorite pairs of shoes:
1. a pair of brown Mary Janes with a very comfortable sole that I wore from the time I was in college until they fell apart.
2. a pair of Birkenstocks that I wore until they fell apart.
3. a pair of black Ecco flats.
I have one pair of brown wedgies, but they have an elastic strap that needs repair. I am not in to high heels--broke my ankle in my first pair and don't relish the thought of a repeat.
 
Re: Shoes by Spursfan on 11 January 2010 8:40am
 
I can't wear high heels now because I don't walk well and would probably fall over !

:(
 
Re: Shoes by ev on 11 January 2010 3:42pm
 
Thongs.
 



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