Barack at your feet

The Obama boot by CoclicoThe story behind this boot:

Sandra Canselier, Coclico designer, is a French expatriate living in the United States. Since she couldn’t vote for Obama herself, she decided to name a boot after the president-elect.

Which she did. Here’s the pitch:

Coclico’s Obama boot was designed with high-fashion looks in mind. The shaft sports curved seams up one side and a hidden zipper entry on the other. The rounded, peaked toe works with the thick, tapered heel for a comfortable fit and stylish silhouette. Best of all, the vegetable-tanned leather will patinate over time — making this boot look even better with wear.

This color is called “bruciato”; there’s also a “piombo,” a sort of mottled grey. The heel is 3½ inches. The price for either variant is $535 at Coclico’s own Web site or at Amazon.com. I’m assuming you’d be able to get these with the help of some future stimulus check.







1 comment

  1. Tatyana »

    28 November 2008 · 10:47 am

    That woman, she’s racist!

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