Despite my teasing, she knows I love those shoes and envy her the ability to carry them off.
It’s not so much the shoes that I love as much as what I imagine them to say about her.
My personal version of shoe therapy is a pair of black converse sneakers. I’ll wear them to work sometimes just to see people look at me sort of cross-eyed. That makes me a little more happy, somehow, like Linda’s red shoes.
Are shoes an unconscious signal to a particular mood for you, too? A hint, maybe, that you’re feeling sassy or fearless or… ?