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In this weekend's New York Times Magazine, Carine Roitfeld let loose in a Q&A about, well, everything—her resemblance to Iggy Pop, how Americans tend to dress for comfort, and bondage in fashion editorials. Buried at the bottom of the online version is Roitfeld's screed on mules—she haaaaates mules.
I hate mules. I hate the noise when someone walks with mules. Clomp, clomp, clomp. I think it’s very not chic. I don’t even like a flip-flop. I don’t like this noise. I don’t think I’ve used mules one time in a story.Is it a coincidence that Anna Wintour, editor of Roitfeld's once-frenemy magazine American Vogue, spends half the year wearing Manolo Blahnik slides—which, for all intents and purposes, are open-toe mules?
· Questions for Carine Roitfeld [NY Times]