winkle-pickers

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winkle-pickers

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) shoes or boots with very pointed narrow toes, popular in the mid-20th century
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winkle-pickers

pl (Brit hum inf) → spitze Schuhe pl
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From his perfectly groomed hair to his spotlessly shining winkle-picker boots he walks onto the stage every inch the city slicker.
Harry opted to wear a leopardprint top, a navy coat, torn jeans and winkle-picker shoes as he shared flirty smiles with Cara Delevingne.
We had made tailored mock crocodile skin suits, finished off with matching winkle-picker shoes, hand-painted silver.
I wore Italian suits, made in Manchester, and winkle-picker shoes that curled up at the end if you weren't careful.
The mini-skirt a hem-raising fashion, Winkle-picker shoes worn by men of passion.
The formal wear has a distinct 1980s feel to it with pointy 'winkle-picker' styles and mock-crock leather from around dhs500 a pair.
The outfit is very non-descript, and the only thing worth mentioning are her horrific winkle-picker type shoes.
Most southern Tunisians wear shoes made by Kairouan cobblers, from the Balgha or heel-less winkle-picker slipper in leather bought by all and sundry, to the finest embroidered creations.
As well as the music, I adopted the rock'n'roll look of the times - drainpipe trousers, winkle-picker shoes, draped jacket and slicked back Brylcreemed hair with the floppy quiff.
It may be too late but if this sort of action had been taken years ago we could have outlawed the wearing of winkle-picker shoes, cheesecloth and kaftans, shoulder pads, bib and braces, camouflage trousers, leg warmers, coloured tights, torn jeans, hot pants and, of course, tank tops.
WELL-HEELED "Mary Jane-style and T-bar shoes are sturdy selections that stay on the feet and can be more comfortable than winkle-picker toes so they're sure to be winners.
I remembered the thump of his winkle-picker boots across my cheek.