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Powerful? Practical? Crippling? Comfy? Whatever your taste in footwear, it’s specific to be shown in The Bowes Museum s major summer season exhibition.HOT on the heels of the well-known Yves Saint Laurent exhibit, The Bowes Museum, in Barnard Castle, has actually protected another significant style coup. It is the only UK place outside London that will stage Shoes: Pleasure & Pain, which opens on Saturday, June 11, in its award-winning Fashion & Textile Gallery.Taking the styles of transformation, status, seduction, development and fixation, it features over 200 pairs of historical and modern males s and women s shoes by 70 called designers, along with fantasy footwear such as the Swarovski crystal Cinderella slipper developed for the 2015 Disney movie, and the ballet shoes made for by Moira Shearer as she danced to her death in the 1948 tearjerker The Guilty Soles.

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Why Do So Lots of Fairy Tales Feature Magical Shoes?

A great pair of shoes can handle magical powers for the women who wear them, but in the case of some folk stories and fairy tales, that magic's genuine. In literature, shoes are frequently transformative not just because they're made of glass or rubies: they re a symbolic means through which women discover grounding on the planet, and have their lives altered, for better or even worse.In "The Wearing and Shedding of Enchanted Shoes," Isabel Cardigos, Director of the Research Centre at the Centro de Estudos Ata de Oliveira in Portugal, wrote, "Shoes are paradoxical things because they constrict feet but totally free them to cover higher distances in space." Certainly, fictional shoes make it possible for "positive" improvement in women s lives, however the "gladly ever after" is primarily limited to standard gender norms and stereotypes.The essential story of a woman using magical shoes to ascend the social ladder on the arm of her male is the tale of Cinderella.

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Enthusiasm for shoes results in store

The Monroe Township resident opened a women’s style shoe store, Enchanted Shoes, on May 24, taking her online business to a retailer located at 421 N. Monroe St.I felt Monroe needed a women’s shoe store, the 42-year-old said.Her love of shoes came at a young age. She remembers visiting her family members who had wood floors and hearing the distinctive clicking of high heels against the wood.I love that noise, and I think that’s what got me into loving shoes, Mrs. Carmouche said. When I was in high school, I would work really hard to save up and purchase shoes.I build my clothing off of my shoes, Mrs. Carmouche stated. I select the shoes I’m going to wear then go from there.Enchanted Shoes began as an online merchant in 2013. Initially, business was slow. Women have a great deal of online choices and store fronts in the surrounding location.

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