Crime of Fashion: Peep Toe Ankle Boots

Ravel Peep Toe Ankle Boots

OK, is it just me, or does this qualify as one of the most pointless fashion items in the world EVER? It’s right up there with the sleeveless sweater/jacket, which has always puzzled me mightily, for surely if it’s cold enough to wear a thick sweater, it’s too cold for bare arms? Or do other people get cold everywhere else except their arms? Answers on a postcard, please.

But I digress. These peep toe boots fall into the same category. Cold enough to wear boots, not so cold that you don’t want to expose your toes? I don’t think so, Ravel. And also: we know you’re not Christian Louboutin. No amount of painting your soles red will fool us into thinking that you are, dudes.


  • October 31, 2006


    Those are really scary!

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  • December 6, 2007

    andrea galinato

    Dumb and hideous… not even Lindsay Lohan or Cameron Diaz can persuade me to wear it…

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  • March 17, 2008


    I think Peep-Toe Ankle Boots are really sexy and are literally cool and versatile…
    What you don’t seem to realize is that millions of the people who live in Sub-Tropical climates (Miami, LA, San Diego, Atlanta, Phoenix, Houston, Tampa, etc.) need to dress up in high-heel boots that create the “air” of “well-heeled” feminine accomplishment and power, without becoming uncomfortably hot and sweaty. High Peep-toe Ankle Boots are not sandals or open pumps which tend to be too “secretarial” & cold in well-air conditioned offices and on that once-in-a-year-week when the temperatures drop to the low fifties on the Fahrenheit scale!
    These Peep-toe boots provide just about the right warmth for the serious, fun-loving woman who wants to dress-up for sedentary office work indoors and then go out somewhere in the evening to the clubs or beach! Visual hints of those beautifully manicured toenails allow the powerful woman to also be the sexy, expressive individual she really is……without revealing too much for comfort around working men or other attractive women!
    The Sun-Belt market for dressy shoes grows much faster than it does in places like New York, Chicago, Montreal or Toronto….and this explains why these new-edition, climate-sensitive dressy, peep-toe ankle boots, often imbued with power-enhancing male-details and Victorian Lace-work sell out very fast….in all sizes 5-12!!

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  • March 13, 2009


    I hate them!, since that my mom came to the house and she told me that she brought me a pair of boots. I thought that would be ordinary boots as Sailor Jupiter, when my tom tolde “take of socks!”. WTF, peep toe, I wore boots with socks for protect my feet in winter.
    During the party I suffered injuries in my toes, I hate them.

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  • October 25, 2010


    I hate them, I hate them and I hate them! >_<.
    I need boots for to protect my toes of the snow and rain. Bad experience with peep toe boots during rain days.
    How is possible wearing jacket, cloves, jeans and no socks!?.
    I hate them!.

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