Thursday, August 19, 2010

March Madness in August

Five dear friends cram into an automobile at a most ungodly hour and on a work day no less, in hope of getting designer shoes for pennies. There was sheer elation and girlish squeals at the prospect of getting a pair of Louboutin, Choo, Blahnin or Balenciaga for a faction of the regular price. So much so it did not occur to any of us that hundreds of other women and their dearest girlfriends would have heard of the sale and like us would have rouse with the sun to piss away a small fortune.

The Ship of Fools by Hieronymus Bosch

Now just you imagine it, a horde of female all without their morning coffee or make-up hopped up on the prospect of getting brand name gear for up to seventy percent off retail. We laugh now but there in those desperate hours all anyone saw or care to see was the red at the sole of that most coveted instrument of madness.

A lovely day to you all,


  1. Oh, I hope you made away with at least a few red-soled treasures! What we women will do for a pair of Choos! :)
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!

  2. sounds scary! Hope it was successful :)

  3. No makeup and no coffee, that sounds like me. I do wish I was there. So what did you get????

    Love Lisa xx

  4. It is an almost daily occurrence for me, Simone. Next week, we stop off via dozens of designer shoe-shops, in search of the elusive bargain. Meanwhile, I am naked.

  5. *shudder* Better you than me! I hope you at least got some good bargains. :-)

  6. Now I know I'm right, having worn the exact same style and colour of shoes for the past 50 odd years!!!

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