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saddle shoes

an oxford, usually white, with a saddle of contrasting color, usually brown; a favorite fad of the 1940s and 1950s. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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She wore saddle shoes and Bermuda shorts; we looked like space aliens in our polypropylene.
Holmgren, the former high school teacher, would look at home in a tweed sport coat -- with elbow patches, of course -- and saddle shoes.
Cuban extras milled about in slim ties and saddle shoes, long skirts and horn-rimmed glasses.
It's a tossup as to who looks more stylish: the junk-food jester snowboarding in gigantic red saddle shoes or our one-time Top Gun destroying his previously super-sized Mr.
Get into the spirit of the event and pull out your poodle skirts, sweater sets, bobby socks, saddle shoes and white bucks.
Pak - wearing a lovely lime green vest over a stark white T-shirt, capris length pants, stylish black-and-white saddle shoes and not an ounce of makeup - began the day like a woman with little interest in winning the tournament.
Lillian (Kaulbeck) Koval remembers walking to school, saddle shoes, glee club and their senior class prom featuring a then-unknown Artie Shaw and his band in the high school gym.
Our seventh season of entertainment at the playhouse is filled with light-hearted, themed shows,'' said Ledford, who sported a white T-shirt, black leather jacket and sunglasses while McAllister was attired in a poodle skirt, fuzzy pink shirt and saddle shoes.
He and many other players prefer black-and-white saddle shoes on the course.
Girls wore long straight skirts and saddle shoes, Tony perms and a little lipstick.
And of course - brace yourselves, kids - there's back-to-school shopping to do, whether it's snazzy new saddle shoes for the first day of kindergarten to recordable CDs on which to etch a master's thesis.
Footwear ranged from cheerleaders' saddle shoes and bobby socks, to, well, nothing.