PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES AND DANCE THE BLUES

Posted on May 27, 2012 by Teresa Cannata'

Fashionistas and fashion bloggers are so un-imaginative at times! Whenever they see/wear a pair of red shoes, the comparison with the iconic sparkling red pumps worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz is always there. As if those were the only memory-worth red pumps. 

It’s true those sequined pumps are part of collective imagination, but there are other noteworthy red pumps in pop culture, such as those featured in Let’s Dance, a famous 1983 music video by David Bowie. Miuccia Prada is likely to have seen that video before designing these patent red pumps. Continue Reading →