It’s safe to assume that when the first designer dog breeders uttered the word Labradoodle, they got some skeptical looks.
But skeptical looks clearly became uncontrollable grins as naysayers were faced with the ridiculously adorable results of puppy love between a Lab and a Poodle.
Thus, we in the world of shoe breeding have accepted the shoe/ bootie hybrid–the shootie–with similar enthusiasm. Lately though, I sense a new designer shoe hybrid entering the scene to steal our hearts.
Right now there are some great results from Jeffrey Campbell,
Plus a vintagey version from Nina Z, that my ahead-of-the-curve roommie turned me on to.
But before we run out in our new wooden-soled works of art. What to call them? Clings?