February 9th, 2005 at 4:13 pm
I have a print of a photograph by Robert Doisneau hanging in the stairwell of my apartment. The piece is called Le Bouquet de Jonquilles (or Bouquet of Daffodils) and can be seen here:
Every time I pass by I admire the shoes on the women in the photo. Shaun, where can I find such shoes as these? Who made them? Why are they so fabulous? Could they be even MORE amazing in color?
Wow. Seriously a difficult question to answer.
Visitors may be wondering at the recent lack of answers. The reason is the above question. I have been striving to answer the question realistically for ALL THIS TIME. In fact, I would venture to say to you, the gentle reader, that I have perused more web sites that sell women’s shoes than you can imagine.
I feel that I have indeed become more educated in the area of women’s footwear than I could possibly have imagined.
To the answer:
Jill, the closest I can come is the following shoes on Ebay:
The shoes in the photograph were made by a shoemaker, probably a French one.
Why are they so fabulous? Because they are INSANELY HARD TO FIND. That’s why.
Could they be even MORE amazing in color? Yes, yes they could.
After 5 minutes of looking, Jen found these, which are much closer. Must be a girl thing.