December 21, 2012
Manolo says, here is the Manolo's latest column for the Express of the Washington Post.
Read entire article on Shoe Blog
It has been a very tough year for me here in Suburbia, so I really want to celebrate its end. So, can you recommend some shoes for a New Year?s Eve black tie gala in the city, complete with dinner and dancing?
Manolo says, as is always the case, the last few weeks of the year are filled to the bursting with events, which require substantial preparation and attention, such as the Christmas, and the Eve of the New Year, and the Mayan Calendar Apocalypse.
One minute you are trimming the Chrismakwanzakah tree and taking your little black dress to the seamstress for adjustments, and the next you are stocking up on the Meals Ready to Eat and filling sandbags so as to fortify your basement against the fiery arrival of Quetzalcoatl and his Army of the Undead.
But, then the life of the suburban housewife has never been easy, has it?
Happily, the gigantic party at the very end of the year makes up for the various indignities you have suffered over the course of that year, such as the bald spots in your lawn, and the rust spots on your minivans, and the way your seven year old?s violin practice makes you want to call the meteorite down upon the head of the person who wrote the ?Twinkle Twinkle Little Star?.
Here is the Aksaya Sandal from the Shutz, perfect for the celebratory boogying.