Wednesday, June 01, 2005

ShooStories: In the pink of health


The Shoo: Pink Comfort
Circa: August 2004
Where: Some general shoo store near Broadway & Columbus (I think), New York

The Story: My grandaunt used to wear Dr Scholls when I was a wee little tot, but back in her day, these orthopedic shoos only came in unexciting colours of navy blue and beige. I'm not sure when Dr Scholls became so cool, but I noticed them again in one episode (Season 5) of Sex & the City , and realised with delight that they now came in cute colours. Unfortunately Singapore did not sell these delicious treats, so I had to wait for my trip to New York to get them.

The New York trip was a whirlwind affair, and I did not have time to hunt around for them, but a quick check at many stores showed that they were as elusive in S'pore as they were in New York. In the end, I had to resort to google to find a general shoo store that did carry them. So on my last day there, I took the subway (all by myself too!) there and finally found this pair. Not only are they comfy, apparently they shape your calves as you wear them too. I dunno about that though, I wear them fairly often, and my calves still look the same.


Li-er said...

Hmm... The brownish-blackie colour on the sole really proves the fact that you wear them often. Hehee... If my memory didn't fail me, I think I saw something similiar in Charles and Keith earlier during lunch time. =)

JellyGirl said...

haha yes, either I wear it really often, or I have reaaally dirty feet. :P I did consider photoshopping the dirt off, but I figured, what the heck, these are my shoes. Real shoes.

Yep Charles & Keith do have them, but I say there's nothing like the original!

Ang Ku Kueh said...

wah...nice! you really love shopping huh? all the way in NY and took the train yourself for a pair of shoes! very brave and shopaholic, gal! :)

I'm going NY soon, gonna crash their warehouses! yippee!

JellyGirl said...

you lucky girl! I wish I were going too! Which warehouses you going to? I went to Woodbury Common, and it was faaaantastic. Ah, US shopping...

Anonymous said...

Hi Jelly Girl,

Do you still have the pink scholl sandals? I'm interested in the wear of them. I heard that the rubber sole wear quite fast. Lok forward to your comment!