Animals: Goldfish Shoes

Imaginative shoemen of recent years have scanned the animal kingdom for new exotic skins with which to make ladies' slippers. Besides using horses, pigs, calves and goats, they have skinned kangaroos, seals, ostriches, alligators, boa constrictors, pythons, cobras, watersnakes, lizards, sharks, codfish. Last week at the Atlantic City convention of the Middle Atlantic Shoe Retailers, shoemen admiringly scrutinized a pair of evening slippers made from something still different—goldfish skin. The slippers look as if they were made of metal, cost $80 the pair. Shoemen hope to simplify the process, make them cheaper...

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