Wednesday, August 31, 2005

ShooStories: Wannabe Scholl

#20 *Fresh!*

The Shoo: Bling on my Buckle
Circa: Aug 2005 (last Sun!)
Where: Novo, Suntec City

The Story: I've always been one to scoff at all these Birkie and Scholl rip-offs. What's with all these shoo stores copying their trademark looks? I would say, "This is about the comfort and make of the shoo, not the fa-shun! Duh!" But I have been made to eat my words when I saw these bling-bling Scholl wannabes at Novo. So preeetteeee! They came in a few colours - baby blue, black and red. And I'm never one to ignore bling, especially when it's on a buckle.

I should pause and now gush about Novo. Never have I walked in and bought 3 pairs of shoos at one go. Maybe two pairs from two different stores, but never have I found so many pairs that I could like and afford to buy at the same time in the same store. It was my mother who had wandered into the store looking for a comfy pair of shoos while she was waiting for me to manage a feminine emergency (is this too much information?). When I got back, I joined her and immediately forgot all about my cramps. The pain now was on deciding which pair to try on first, and then which to buy. Of course it helped that they were clearing their stock and offering 50% discount on a large section.

Back to this shoo...I'm guessing it's not as orthopedically sound as my Scholls, as it doesn't have that little hump in the middle for the arch of the foot, nor does it have the little grooved bits for your toes, but nevertheless, I am still determined to find out if they have the ability to shape my calves with prolonged wear.


Blinging you closer to the buckle


Li-er said...
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Li-er said...

The sole looks hard. Oh... and it looks like it's going to sound like those clogs when you walk on them. Yes? No?

JellyGirl said...

Li-er: This pair is surprising comfortable, despite the hard look to it. And yes, it does make the 'clok clok' noise, but only when walking downstairs. :)

Ang Ku Kueh said...

I like 'clok clok' noises...makes me feel atas...

Alphabet Moppet said...

That's pretty. I love blings!

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