Sunday, 18 September 2016

Shoes

Enough of stinkpipes - tomorrow I'm off to Venice for a week of aesthetic overload in the most beautiful city on Earth. Unfortunately my best strolling shoes came apart at the seams the other day, so I was obliged to look for another pair - Venice is a city that demands stout footwear.
 It was not easy to find anything at all in my size (it never is, not since Clowns R Us closed down), and I was on the point of giving up when I happened on a shoe shop called Deichmann - a new one on me, German I believe. There, finally, I found a pair of shoes of acceptable design in my size - perfect. And the brand name of those shoes was (drumroll, please) Venice.
 I have my Venice shoes.

11 comments:

  1. Perhaps we'll bump into each other! I leave on Sunday for two months in the ancient Duchy courtesy of Airbnb. Two pairs of brogues for me.

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  2. Did you know that the Architecture Biennale is on at present based around the Arsenale and the Giardini Pubblichi (amongst all the other treasures of course)?

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  3. I see that Deichmann sells a number of styles of shoe under the name Venice. Which did you pick?

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  4. Guy - I did indeed notice the architecture Biennale and somehow managed to resist the huge Zaha Hadid exhibition in the Palazzo Franchetti...
    George - my Venice shoes are lightweight borgues in an acceptable grey tone.

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