A Brief History of Jelly Shoes

ASOS HEY! Heeled Jelly Shoes Thanks to World War II, there was a leather shortage in Europe. Legend has it that a French shoemaker created the first pair of jelly shoes in 1946. Monsieur Jean Dauphant‘s plastic shoes, nicknamed Méduse (meaning jellyfish), featured an instantly recognizable fisherman’s weave and started a trend for plastic shoes […]

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Oscar Party Attire

The Oscars are coming!  The Oscars are coming!  Hollywood’s version of the Super Bowl is a great reason to get dressed up and hang out with friends.  If you are looking for party ideas, Mr. Kate has put together a charming party how-to.  Epicurious has some tasty food suggestions, and you can get your Oscar […]

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Ruby Slippers

It’s the 75th anniversary of the movie The Wizard of Oz, a ground breaking movie for it’s time and still a breathtaking film.  While the shoes were supposed to be silver like in the books, ruby was a better way to show off the Technicolor.  And, thus, ruby slippers were born.  Needless to say, Dorothy’s slippers […]

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