It’s been said that it’s only a problem when you think it’s a problem or something like that. For those who recall Imelda Marcos of the Phillippines, the wife of the 10th president of the country, she also is rumored to have had more than one thousand pairs of shoes. 839 more words
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From: The Economist Foreign Report, “Imelda and the Generals,” The Economist, 7 October 1982. Available from: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP90-00552R000404110005-8.pdf. Released 22 June 2010.
The ambition of President Ferdinand Marcos’s influential wife, Imelda, to succeed him will almost certainly be thwarted by the armed forced chiefs. 548 more words
Today I want to share with my readers a couple of stories I’ve been following in the art trade over the last few months:
The first involves former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos – she of the shoe closet of all shoe closets – and the art collection which she amassed with her late husband, President Ferdinand Marcos. 503 more words
In the 1970’s, First Lady Imelda Marcos spent taxpayer money on thousands of pairs of shoes in an attempt to revitalize the struggling Marikina Shoe Industry. 9 more words