children’s-book footwear, part 2!

by marjorieingall on August 24, 2013

Let us revisit my 7th most popular all-time post, a look at the pressing problem of which designer shoes to wear while reading to your children! I have MORE THOUGHTS.

If you’re reading this:51E5pc-taNL._SX260_

…wear these!

Irregular Choice Chuckles ShoeIrregular Choice Gnome Heels $164.95! (Yes, I know that’s not a dwarf. Do you think I was born yesterday? FINE, you can wear these shoes while reading Liesl Shurtliff’s excellent middle-grade novel Rump — a retelling of Rumplestiltskin with GNOMES — if you’re that inflexible. And I feel sorry for you. You need to loosen up.)

If you’re reading this:


…wear these!


Charlotte Olympia Hollywood Lettered Wedge Sandal, $1195!

If you’re reading this, Mo Willems’s delightful silent-film-inflected picture book:


Wear these!

lulupngCharlotte Olympia “Starlet” Swarovski-detailed Louise Brooks flats, £495, or $771 in regular-people money! (These can do double duty. Wear them again when you’re reading Just One Day by Gayle Forman, a lulu of a young adult novel that travel-loving women who were once excessively-people-pleasing good girls will adore. And you’ve just halved your cost-per-wear!)

If you’re reading this:


Wear these!

filmshoeCharlotte Olympia Take 110 Metallic Sandal $895!

If you’re reading this:


Wear these!

rupert copyRupert Sanderson Gabor satin court pumps, £595 (or $926 in normal currency)! Please don’t look too closely and see that these are actually parrots. MY LIFE IS RILLY RILLY HARD AND I COULDN’T FIND A CHICKEN.

If you’re reading:


Wear these!

punkjpgCharlotte Olympia Dolly Riot £995 (or $1549.51 to us Yanks)!

And if you’re reading:

nancyWear these!

poodleJeremy Scott Poodle Sneaker, $195!

Because if you are improperly shod, you enjoy reading less. It’s science.



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