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Shank's Ponytail

Ponytails for shoes
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Why? Well, don't you think shoes would look better with ponytails hanging down their heels?

Oh. Anyway...

A normal-size shoe might have a small, discreet ponytail, while thigh-length boots would provide the length necessary for longer, lusher locks. The ponytail attaches to the heel with a clip, allowing you to add, remove or change it whenever you wish.

There's no particular reason why the choices should be restricted to ponytails - pigtails and other styles could also work, but ponytails strike me as the most stylish choice for shoe heel hair: elegantly understated, yet eye-catchingly attractive and appealingly quirky.

We recognise that some of you might feel a twinge of worry, concerned that people might stroll past you without glancing back and noticing your novel accessory. (If you dress in cutting-edge fashion in a forest, and nobody sees you, are you still a trend-setter?)

Fear not! We plan to commission leading experts in the field of ponytail physics (see link) to write instructions giving our ponytail-purchasers advice on how to achieve maximum ponytail resonance - walking cadence synchronisation.

imaginality, Aug 12 2007

Ponytail resonance - walking cadence synchronisation warning technology Ponytail_20resonanc...rrelation_20warning
We will commission [hippo]'s team of experts to help those who want their ponytails to be as swinging as they are [imaginality, Aug 12 2007]

Ponytails http://images.googl...&btnG=Search+Images
A selection from our product range. (Note: heads not included.) [imaginality, Aug 12 2007]

Tails for all Tails_20For_20All
Ponytails for shoes not quirky enough for you? Try this! [imaginality, Aug 12 2007]

Shank's Pony http://www.phrases....gs/shanks-mare.html
The origin of the phrase [imaginality, Aug 12 2007]

Throw out your old shoe horns and be free Shoe_20Horny
[normzone, Aug 12 2007]

Picture http://s171.photobu...=shanksponytail.jpg
Non-artist's impression [imaginality, Aug 12 2007]


       Odder things have happened as apparel fads. See link for the ideal shoe to wear with this look.
normzone, Aug 12 2007

       Oh... that kind of shank...   

       I thought this would be some sort of knife you stuck in your hair.   

       When I was in high school just last decade someone got into the fashion of sticking split key rings in their boot straps. Does anyone still do that now?
ye_river_xiv, Aug 13 2007

       that's a horrible drawing, [imaginality]. : )   

       I like them on boots ok. like tassles, but more equine. +
k_sra, Aug 13 2007

       I like that drawing... +
xenzag, Aug 13 2007


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