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France’s Foot Fetish: The Cult of Repetto French Ballet Slippers

by Tory Hoen
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Tory Hoen

Tory Henwood Hoen has been published by New York Magazine, Vogue, Condé Nast Traveler, Bon Appétit, Fortune, and others. She was Creative Director of Brand at M.M.LaFleur, where she founded the brand’s digital magazine, The M Dash. Her debut novel, The Arc, is available in bookshops near you and online. View Tory Hoen's Website

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8 comments on “France’s Foot Fetish: The Cult of Repetto French Ballet Slippers

lovely shoes, though what do women with foot problems (huge bunions, wide feet, orthotics, etc.) wear?

They’re fab – but I must say I gave up the ballerines a few years ago and now only wear the Gainsbourg ‘Zizis’…

Christine Hueber

I was thrilled to find the exact pair I wanted at the rue de la Paix boutique on sale near San Francisco months later!

I have 3 pair and love, love, love them!

Christine Hueber

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