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How These Babies Made Their Mark In Pop Culture History

Whether or not you watched Sex and The City: The Movie, you’ve probably seen the now famous blue Manolo Blahnik satin pumps Carrie wears to marry her long-time love, Big. The proper title for the shoe is the Hangisi, but over the past few years, it has been appropriately dubbed the “Something Blue” pump, for its role as the shoe of choice to accompany Carrie Bradshaw’s wedding gown and embedding itself in pop culture history. While the Sex and the City movie introduced the Hangisi/ Something Blue pump to the masses, the phenomena wouldn’t be nearly as far-reaching as it’s become if this wasn’t a very special shoe. Pop Culture Magic The shoes were not just another fabulous item from Carrie Bradshaw’s wardrobe, they played a significant role in the movie. So significant they could have been listed in the closing credits. Originally, Carrie buys them to wear with a simple, secondhand ivory suit she picks up at a vintage shop. The suit is not a designer label or even a name brand, and is …