Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Shoes: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Long time no see, shoe lovers! I was wrapped up in the World's Most Painful Move Of The Century (WMPMOTC), which is far from being over, since we still have no kitchen or den (as in, no sink or stove or cabinets, or no floors and walls), but hey, at least I've got a very good place for my own shoes! Pictures to come later.

This Sunday in an attempt to get away from it all, I took a day trip to NY and saw the new MOMA (very impressive, but don't go if you have vertigo or some sort of fear of heights). However, if I'd had my druthers (and because I had already seen the MOMA exhibits a couple of times before), I would have crossed the ocean to see this little gem of an exhibit: Shoes: The Agony and the Ecstasy. Go visit the site, it's well worth it: there's a wealth of info about the construction of the shoe, a sort of glossary of terms, if you will (incomplete as it is), and a bunch of pictures of the beautiful shoes they have on display. Among my favorites:
They're from the early 1920's and just gorgeous, don't you think?

Wow, it's good to be back online. Will try to resume my regular updates soon!


At 1:00 PM, Blogger Lizy said...

Gorgeous pair..dont think they are realy from early 1920's..Will be awaiting for the pictures of ur
latest fashion shoes.

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wow!...great pairs...I love wearing timberland shoes...but this look different

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