Right, where were we? Oh yes, the implicit sexuality of not being able to walk properly in pianelle.
Shoes, Laws, & LadiesCostume History, Fashion History
It’s January. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s a long time til summer. What’s a girl to do? Distract herself with SHOES, of course!
More specifically, distract herself with the social, moral, and sexual implications of the Renaissance mother-of-all-shoes, the pianelle. BEHOLD: