The Caveat Calcei Inaugural Shoe of the Week Award goes to: my Amanda Starr Purple Mock Snakeskin Boots (circa 2003)
Once in a while I have encountered footwear that so cheers my soul that I am convinced that they have magical qualities.
About 7 years ago one soft spring lunchtime, my friend Kaaren dragged me out of the office, hailed a taxi and bundled me off to a terraced house in North Sydney. The Possum Man had got there first as had an assortment of women who were fidgeting on the doorstep. Inside I encountered a range of brightly coloured boots, shoes & handbags that were bouncing with personality. It was a toss up between a pair of silver boots and the boots pictured. No prizes for guessing which won
The next day in Hyde Park, a homeless man propped himself up from supine to his elbow as I strolled past. ‘Those” he said to me “are some sexy boots“.