“Ask Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi You Know What They Say To Women With Huge Ft”
Shops are ALWAYS bought out of your measurement, shopping for on-line, you don’t have a lot luck both. Purchasing shouldn’t be all the time good occasions on the subject of your massive ft. Dont fear Gbemi has an answer for that.
That feeling you get if you discover out that a movie star has massive ft, secretly thriled. Media character Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi has one thing too for the style world. She launched her shoe line referred to as ‘Gbemisoke’. If there’s “Determine eight″ by RuggedyBaba and ‘St.Genevieve’ by Genevieve Nnaji’s, now we’ve ‘Gbemisoke’ by Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi. Yuppi
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Palms up when you have been ever taken to Balogun market or another market as a toddler to seek out new faculty footwear or “Christmas footwear” .
My mother would maintain my hand tight and we might go from stall to stall on the lookout for good footwear.
I didn’t like the method in any respect. The market was rowdy , noisy and the shoe vendor would all the time push my ft into the shiny ,patent (and virtually all the time tight) footwear and say “it’s your measurement ! Wonderful woman , Wonderful shoe!”
In the meantime my poor toes can be crying I additionally had pretty aunties who lived overseas and they might ship me lovely footwear BUT they by no means match! I assume they only by no means requested what my shoe measurement was , they might purchase the footwear considering I might “develop into them” not figuring out that my ft have been “already grown” LOL
Once I turned 12, I refused to buy groceries with mother for garments or footwear. I went with buddies or my younger Aunt Lola. Garments purchasing have been a breeze however shoe purchasing in Lagos was very annoying and disappointing. There have been a lot of fairly footwear however they by no means had my measurement or they might have a measurement smaller.
The footwear that they had in my measurement have been often ugly and appeared like canoes Once I travelled to the united statesfor faculty, one of many issues I used to be additional enthusiastic about was going to the mall!
I might spend hours on the mall on the lookout for the right footwear.
As normal , discovering garments have been straightforward however footwear have been nonetheless robust to seek out.
Many occasions I might find yourself shopping for footwear that have been a measurement smaller all as a result of I favored them they usually didn’t have my measurement . I might stuff my ft within the footwear and endure ache. No less than the footwear have been fairly Once I did discover footwear in my measurement , I might purchase them in each shade I might discover! The effort of discovering cute footwear once you put on a U.S11 in footwear !
It was a lot simpler in the summertime as a result of I might purchase smaller sizes and get away with them as a result of they have been open toe types or sling backs . The winter months weren’t humorous Once I moved again to Nigeria, I confronted the shoe concern once more. I might go to boutiques and see footwear that have been simply $30 within the U.S (N4,000-N4,500 because of the greenback price at the moment) being bought right here in Lagos for N20,000!!
The footwear can be found on Jumia and Konga
Photograph Credit score: Instagram/Gbemioo
Photographed by Tope Horpload
Directed by Kunbi Oyelese of April by Kunbi.