Sunday, February 21, 2010

Shoe Fetish


I need a show of hands, how many of you ladies out there love shoes? I mean, seriously, completely adore them to the point where you are nearly breathless when walking through a shoe store? And, if this describes you, how many pair do you own? Come on, I'll fess up if you do!

Here goes: at last count I had over 40 pairs of heels. Does that sound like a lot? I mean, not by Imelda's standards of course but as compared to the average woman? I apparently don't think so because I continue to add to my collection every chance I get. It's at the point now where Beren doesn't even try to fight my addiction, he actually directs me to shoes he thinks I'd like, lol!

For instance, just last weekend I found a pair of black patent leather Delicious pumps, shown here at the Hyde Park Restaurant at the Hilton Hotel where Beren took me for Valentines Day dinner. (yeah, I'm hamming it up with the Danica cut-out, I'm silly that way)



I paid $5.00 for these babies, purchased brand new from one of my favorite thrift stores in Daytona.

And how about these adorable polka dot peep toes that I wear all the time? These are also by Delicious, picked them up for a song on e-bay.



Then there are my red ankle-straps which I only wear now & then, usually as part of a costume:



And, oh my, I just love these gorgeous zebra-print beauties, also by Delicious. I think I paid $12.00 for them a couple of years ago:



As you can see, there is no heel high enough or thin enough for me! Being only 5'2", I have worn heels all my life and feel more comfortable in them than in flats any day.

Now, yesterday Beren took me to DSW for the first time. I know, I can't believe I've managed to avoid it all these years, but I honestly rarely spend more than $30 per pair and I believed this place was expensive. Well, yes, it can be but you've got to head straight back to the Clearance section, past the rows & rows of gorgeous-ness, and just maybe you'll happen upon something like this:



Regular price, $89.00 but I only paid $35.00 for these BCBG Paris platforms! Ooh, I simply can't wait to put my tooties into these lovelies! I think they'd be perfect for the fetish party Beren and I are planning to attend, but more about that another day. *wink*

17 comments:

  1. OMG I love those polka dot shoes!!! I am a Naughty Monkey girl myself, gotta have heels.

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  2. You're a great show shopper. So many cute shoes at bargain prices. Lucky you!

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  3. Yes! I love SHOES! My fav place is Payless Shoe Source. I can add to the collection inexpensively! I actually cried when I had to give away all my 4 in heels because of plantar fascitis..Just cried. I now collect flats and low heels and boots. I was lucky to find a shoe repair man that I got two pairs of my fav boots re-heeled and re-soled for under $25 for both!
    My fav are your polka dots! Simply FABulous

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  4. I love big sexy shoes and I used to wear them. But with this stupid-ass foot of mine, I can't wear anything more risque than a flip-flop. I guess I'll just have to live vicariously through you!

    Those BCBG's are giving me a woody!

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  5. Michelle, I'm with you, girl! :)

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  6. Thank you, Ellen! I guess if I'm going to have an addition, I need to find a way to make it affordable! ;)

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  7. Jules, I haven't been to Payless in some time, thank you for the reminder! :)

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  8. Jan, lol, I feel the same way! I confess, I keep going into my room now & then and stroking them. ;)

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  9. I love all of them, but especially that bottom pair!

    I used to have so many shoes (believe me I still have way more than any person really needs) that I was often teased by being called Imelda. Men just don't get it! I finally went through them and got rid of the ones that I absolutely never wore, but even parting with those was hard.

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  10. I love all of them, but especially that bottom pair!

    I used to have so many shoes (believe me I still have way more than any person really needs) that I was often teased by being called Imelda. Men just don't get it! I finally went through them and got rid of the ones that I absolutely never wore, but even parting with those was hard.

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  11. LOVE the polka dot shoes!

    I can't allow myself to get excited by shoes because I'm so tall and have massive (US women's size 12!) feet... :o( There's very little choice for me shoes-wise in the UK (possibly a good thing, as far as my bank balance is concerned!)

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  12. OMG Rapunzel,you are a woman after my own heart.I just spent yesterday afternoon with my sister lusting after Louboutins in House of Frasers (which is a really posh department store over here).She has now convinced me that Louboutins should be my reward when I eventually shift this 100 lb's.I think she's right and I have a blog post in my drafts dedicated just to Louboutins and shoes and the many in my collection.Hope you don't mind if I show mine off too? xo

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  13. Lesley, those bottom ones...swoon..can't wait to wear them! ;)

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  14. Patsy, I don't mean to encourage you...grin...but I bet there are online spots who sell larger sized shoes! Want me to research for you? ;)

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  15. Galah, honey, I am not at all surprised that we share a passion for shoes! Ooh, please do share your favorites with me, I'd love to see (& swoon over) them! xoxox

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  16. Chiming in late to say that I too have the ultimate shoe fetish!!! I am only 5ft tall, so I hear you on the heel thing; I just HAVE to have a bit of a platform in front though! I recently picked up a pair of leopard print slides which I cant wait to wear--go away snow!!

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  17. Ariel, can't wait to see those leopard slides! oooh, I bet they are stunning!

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