Picture shows the shoes of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as she crosses her legs following her key-note speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss Alpine resort town of Davos January 23, 2008. Rice offered Iran normal ties if it drops nuclear plans. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (SWITZERLAND)
Excuse me, but WTF? Don't get me wrong, because I've always bemoaned the lack of Condi shoe coverage, but what exactly is going on here? In any event, they don't look like Ferragamos to me, and the heels don't look quite high enough to be Jimmy Choos. They might be these $525 Manolo Blahniks. Can a lady with extensive shoe knowledge help me out here? And just in case that shot didn't make you uncomfortable enough, here's another from Mr. Wermuth:
This one, I believe, tips the scales in the direction of "bored and/or arty" rather than fetishy:
In any event, Blahniks or not, I think this one pretty much says it all:
Side note: has anybody ever noticed my file naming conventions? I always name the photos "CondiMonthDayYear" followed by "a, b, c" etc. Today I'm up to "g", and that's extraordinarily rare. I think I got up to "f" a few days ago. This is looking like an outstanding year of Condi watching!