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This week, we here at Racked are celebrating all things shoe related. From the world's wackiest heels to the sneakers of our dreams, we'll be exploring the highs and lows of footwear. Welcome to Shoe Week 2013.
The ubiquitous Jeffrey Campbell Lita debuted back in the summer of 2010, making the shoe nearly four years old now. And in the four years of its existence, the distinctive platform bootie has been re-created in every single color and fabric under the sun. In honor of shoe week, here's a little history lesson on how the shoe got it's name, courtesy of Sharon from Jeffrey Campbell headquarters:
"When I first unpacked this crazy mustard colored high heel platform bootie, back in early 2010 I thought, 'This is SO '70s!' I named the crazy ankle boot LITA, after Lita Ford from the ultimate '70s 'girl band' The Runaways. I never imagined back then that LITA would have the glamorous life that she has lead since first hitting the shelves in July 2010! I personally have a pair of the LITA in brown distressed leather, but my ultimate favorite pair is the multi glitter. Never have I seen a shoe so perfect, than the LITA in multi glitter?"
There you have it, folks. And to prove that there truly is nothing you can't do to a Lita, enjoy 30 of the craziest moments in Lita history above.
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