Tagged Andrew Berardini

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes: The Autobiography of Alice B. Shoe

Reviewed by Andrew Berardini      I decided that being a shoe salesman is a really sexy job. -Andy Warhol   Clothing and its accessories are merely costumes. What role do you want to play? What character would you like for me to see you performing? These things are not our actual selves but just the one we want others to witness.   This is what makes the desperate throb of consumer capitalism possible.   Buying a thing, you can become the person who owns it, someone different, someone better. A decadent party girl might buy these chunky heels to…