Photo by Nina Leen for Life magazine, 1947.
Millions of Americans are out of work. The federal deficit is a crime. We are on the edge of a double dip recession.
What to do?
Fashion designers are banking on happy, unexpected colors to dress up your tootsies.
Seraphic Secret has done the hard work of combing through the 2013 footwear collections and picking the very best designs. We’ve made sure to choose some nice, comfortable flats so you can stand in line at Chick-fil-A in support of religious speech.
Alas, Seraphic Secret only eats kosher food, but we join the Chicken-fil-A line in spirit and solidarity.
Suede flats by Nicholas Kirkwood.
Fendi reinterprets a classic pump in lizard for a crisp, romantic uptown look.
Kenzo brings vibrant color and texture to a simple sandal.
Charlotte Olympia adds ruffles and a platform to a color-blocked, open-toed, 40′s style pump.
Louis Vuitton’s witty take on the leopard print. Grrrrl power!
Jason Wu amps up the classic loafer in electric blue with eyelets that seem ready to wink.
Dolce and Gabbana’s woven canvas lace-up oxford with a wooden heel, recalls a style favored by Jazz Age librarians.
Gloria Swanson in a publicity still from the 1920′s is seen wearing the popular lace-up oxford. They had footwear then!
Karen and I wish all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.