Friday, June 12, 2009

True love



There is just nothing else like love.
It's exciting, empowering, all-consuming.

Love is just plain amazing.

You can't control this tsunami of an emotion, all you can do is enjoy the bumpy ride.

Tom Cruise in "Jerry Maguire" summed up love best when he told Renee Zellweger, "You complete me."

That is truly love — when you find the one who makes you feel whole. Happy. Utterly at peace.

Well, these short boots complete me.

They're handsome, the most beautiful color. Too light to be caramel, maybe they're better described as amber. But amber that has lived — they've got that gently worn, distressed thing going on. It's the shoe equivalent of the start of laugh lines or a little graying at the temples. Signs that you've lived a little. And loved.

The Jessica Bennett boots — made in Italy and at Stems - A Shoe Boutique — are very Sandra Bullock in "Hope Floats." I can see them paired with floaty, short spaghetti-strapped dresses, cut-offs, even a fancy, ruffled LBD.

Sigh.

I know there are women out there who have fewer shoes than they have fingers. These women are traitors to their gender. And, I just don't get them.

There is nothing like a new pair of shoes — especially a pair you've lusted after from afar and then one glorious day, you bring them home.

Before The Boots (it just feels right to capitalize such wonderfulness), the previous object of my affection was Michael Michael Kors Brookville platforms. I had gone into Stems with another pair on my mind. But, my eyes locked onto these babies voguing in the window, and, well, I knew they were the ones.

They're sexy, sleek but the platform makes them doable for me, a high-heel wimp to the highest degree. Heels, for the most part, represent unrequited love for me — I so adore them and appreciate them. They, however, don't feel the same about me.

Before the Brookvilles, there was a take-your-breath-away pair of matte goldish-nude Stuart Weitzman gladiator flats. The Gladios flirted with me shamelessly. I finally made them mine.

There will be other pairs. Of that I'm sure.

But, that's OK because when it comes to shoes, there's always enough love to go around.

1 comment:

Natasha Rao said...

Thank you Darling!!!!!!:)