That's right. Politically Incorrect.
I have a love for Cinderella and have collected a few treasures. I know, bad right? The whole, 'waiting around for Prince Charming' thing is so not cool. You've heard of the Cinderella Complex? But c'mon- glass slippers, fairy godmothers, midnight......
My Cinderella coach. It's actually an inkwell.
This one is an old candy container.
An antique engraving entitled Cinderella.
Vintage sheet music.
So, yes- I'll admit it. I like Cinderella, Prince Charming and all. And I don't know if I even buy into that whole notion of 'waiting for your knight in shining armor' as such a bad thing. Let's talk about the real impact of reading Cinderella as a child.
Waiting for Prince Charming to whisk you away? No.
I hold Cinderella directly responsible for our obsession with.....
That's right. There's nothing like the perfect shoe.
My 'glass' slippers.
Maybe the Fairy Godmother's shoe?
My stunning shoe I ordered from Nancy at Fête et Fleur
So, is that really Prince Charming trying to sweep us off our feet? No. I'm thinking he's really a shoe salesman!
My politically incorrect Cinderella Theatre.
Is she looking a bit forlorn because she's waiting for her prince?
Uh, only if his name is Manolo Blahnik.