Just. So. Wrong. - une femme d'un certain âge

Just. So. Wrong.

Jelly–oui, jelly!!–oxford, $100.

These are the footwear equivalent of Tofurky. My feet start to sweat just contemplating these.
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23 Comments

  1. September 15, 2009 / 1:23 pm

    Jellies are supposed to be no-sweat sandals, silly, popsicle-coloured and most of all cheap! A crime against jellies!

  2. September 15, 2009 / 1:36 pm

    Casual shoes in gold or silver seem to come around every few years, but thankfully it’s a trend that never seems to last very long.

  3. September 15, 2009 / 2:16 pm

    Yeah, I’m a little baffled by this sudden popularity of the petroleum-based shoes. These Melissa things are showing up everywhere. Some of the designs are genuinely cute, but I’m with you — if they aren’t galoshes, why on earth would you wear rubber shoes?

  4. katriona
    September 15, 2009 / 2:31 pm

    That is just a petri dish for foot fungus…as well as shockingly bad taste.

  5. September 15, 2009 / 2:34 pm

    Ha ha ha…I once yelled at a friend’s teen daughter for wearing shoes like this with a cute dress. She looked like a hot mess but at least those were real, leather shoes. Imagine what I would have said to her if she had been wearing these.

  6. September 15, 2009 / 3:19 pm

    Uh, no thanks…I’ll stick to my Cole Hahn basic and boring pumps…in leather.

  7. Rubiatonta
    September 15, 2009 / 3:47 pm

    Oy. My retinas are bleeding a little…

  8. September 15, 2009 / 4:33 pm

    StyleSpy, because they are terrific for beachy/pooly places- just rinse off. For that matter they are impervious to tequila too. They should never be shoes, just sandals, slides, etc.

  9. September 15, 2009 / 4:35 pm

    Just the thing to wear if you also own that Jeff Koons gold-painted porcelain Michael Jackson and Bubbles sculpture. Just the thing to wear to visit that scupture if someone else owns it…

  10. September 15, 2009 / 8:40 pm

    When I saw the picture and hadn’t read your post I thought it was something you were throwing away. (No offense intended — they might have had a moment, non. . .?)

    It’s hard to believe a retailer could imagine selling them and for $100. Shocking.

  11. Sher
    September 15, 2009 / 1:52 pm

    2009 Best travel accessory? Who chooses this awards?

  12. Sal
    September 15, 2009 / 1:56 pm

    Hah! I do love my Melissas, but they have open toes … these might be a smidge … warmer.

  13. vicki archer
    September 15, 2009 / 2:01 pm

    Maybe if you are in the nursing profession and want to shake it up a bit!! xv

  14. September 15, 2009 / 9:51 pm

    Actually…. I LOVE THEM! And will probably buy a pair. :-p

  15. Marsi
    September 15, 2009 / 3:09 pm

    Hell to the no.

  16. September 15, 2009 / 10:55 pm

    To sweat AND to stink… ugh.

  17. metscan
    September 15, 2009 / 4:27 pm

    Keep on looking at stuff like this and you´ll find it easy to stay on the shopping ban ! P.S I have survived through my first day.

  18. Karen
    September 15, 2009 / 7:51 pm

    I would be so into these if they were in soft leather!!!

  19. September 16, 2009 / 11:54 am

    Dear Pseu,

    This is the address of the website of a very interesting museum in Belgium: http://www.shoesornoshoes.com/index.php
    Once in Europe it is not very far from Paris.
    A few weeks ago I discovered your weblog and since than I am hooked.
    It is so nice to read that some one in the US thinks the same about a lot of things.
    I am une femme d’un certain age from Holland (soon from Brussels, Belgium)

  20. September 16, 2009 / 12:44 pm

    Glou – thanks so much for reading, and I’m glad you enjoy! I’ll have a look at that website. I do hope to visit Belgium soon.

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