80’s Shoe Trends

In my kindle book, Towel Dry and a Good Cry, which takes place in the early eighties, the main Character, Josie Capelli, mentions wearing Candies shoes.

candiesEighties shoe trends brought in some different styles never worn before.  The jelly craze hit big and everyone sported a pair despite the blisters and sweaty feet you got from wearing them.

JelliesA few more favorites for summer time were the Famalore shoe and the Dr. Scholl.

famolare shoesdr shcolls click clacksHigh top sneakers were also becoming the rage and Reebok was the ‘in’ high top for girls. Josie would have had a pair like these in, Towel Dry and a Good Cry, because of her love of the color purple.

rebock shoesSlouch boots became popular with the straight leg and stir-up pants trend.  These were my Zodiac boots I saved from the early eighties

80's shoes 002The chunkies below were also from my personal collection and used in my book trailer for Towel Dry and a Good Cry. http://www.youtube.com/toweldryandagoodcry

80's shoes 001Step into the eighties with Josie Capelli, a new to the business hairdresser, her crazy best friend and her drama filled Italian family as she navigates her life and career through laughter and tears with this heartfelt story about truth, trust and love with a tangled web of characters. Some you’ll love, some you’ll hate, and some will leave your jaw hanging open!

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