Lots to unpack here, and we shall. But first: about that cover line up hear Helens’s head. “The return of the lady shoe”? I admit, I’ve never had a grounding in fashion history or terminology — we started this blog, and have continued it, from a layperson/casual observer’s point of view — so I Googled “return of the lady shoe” and Google said to me, “Did you mean ‘return of the Jedi shoe’?” DID I, FUG NATION? DID I?

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