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red-shoes
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The red stilettos caught my eye from the other side of the street, but when he (oh yes, He!) crossed over to my side and entered a fancy shoe store, I followed for a little while in utter fascination. His sense of style, an epitome of the fabled Italian Sprezzatura (effortless style) accentuated by the leather jacket and matching bag were one reason to turn heads, but the ability to walk the cobblestone roads of Florence in those heels had my respect, regardless of gender! Hell, he had better legs than I can ever dream of achieving!

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