This one’s been a long time a comin’.
The shoes. This country. I die. If you’re starting to notice a theme here… this country may or may not have ever joined the 21st century. On the plus side, that means obesity is not a problem. On the downside, it means scrunchies and platform shoes.
Platforms. We’re talking 5-6 inches people. EVERYWHERE. Mothers. Grandmothers. Pre-teens. Now, as a 5’8 jovencita in a país of short people, I’m not that upset about this. But… I just can’t get over them. I must photograph them at all times, because it never seizes to amaze me that people do this on purpose. I asked my lovely American friend (shoutout Lianna) how much I would have to pay her to wear these shoes seriously in San Francisco for one month. The answer was over $5000, and it should be noted she recently spent a year traveling and is approaching broke. They’re that bad. To spare you, I won’t post em all, but here are some gems I’ve captured.
They’re just so so terrible. There are bets made as to when I’ll cave and buy into the trend, but my money is on never. Never ever ever. And, it should be noted, I am the biggest follower ever.