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#791657 - 11/07/12 06:10 PM Imelda’s Shoes
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The grandiose shoe collection of Imelda R. Marcos, wife of Ferdinand E. Marcos, former President of the Philippines has become a symbol of lavish living while in public office. Neglect and improper storage of the shoes led to its deterioration and decay.

Imelda�s Shoes
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#795915 - 12/13/12 12:11 AM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
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Hi Rachel! My aunt would tell my mother, who loved shoes, that she had more shoes than Imelda Marcos! It wasn't until I grew up and read about Mrs. Marcos that I understood the comparison.

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#795927 - 12/13/12 04:25 AM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Lori - Marriage]
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Hi Lori!

I'm glad the article has "helped" you appreciate your grandma's words. I think most women love shoes. I do and I don't bother to find an explanation, although it occurred to me once that it must be an effect of too much Cinderella when growing up lol
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#796074 - 12/14/12 12:06 AM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
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I don't understand why women love shoes. I grew up practically barefoot in Hawaii. We wore rubber slippers if anything. Nice shoes were for weddings and funerals.

Funny you mentioned Cinderella as I love that fairytale with the glass slippers.

Anyway, I'm not into clothes or shoes but I will dress appropriately as necessary. You can take the girl out of the islands but you can't take the islands out of the girl.
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#796096 - 12/14/12 12:44 PM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
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Ooops, Aunt not Grandma. Please don't tell your Aunt or she might get angry with me for making her a lot older smile

I loved Cinderella as well; I guess I made the connection because of her glass slippers and Prince Charming. The Philippines have a thriving shoe industry and we have towns that are into the slipper-making industry. Most Filipinos love footwear and it is not uncommon to own several pairs.

We are both from the islands, isn't it nice to have something in common. However, I grew up in the city, lowlands, then moved to a hilly area.

I remember Hawaii from that famous TV show here - Hawaii Five O. You have awesome beaches...
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