"Switch Flops!" I hooted over the phone! I knew that very moment I needed them, and The Purl Gurl was instructed to buy the sandals at any cost.
Last summer The California Dreamin' Gurl was visiting and we met her friend, Carrie, at Chico Hot Springs. Carrie's mom had sent her a pair of switch flops from Florida and we laughed until we cried over the name and sheer idea behind the shoes.The gal that invented them thought up the idea of interchangeable shoe tops to fulfill an assignment in a high school art class.
She is now a millionaire so the joke's on us.
Today I wore my shoes for the first time and the teachers LOVED them. And by pure coincidence this ad was on the front page of today's paper:
Never in my wildest dreams did I consider myself a trendsetter - even in Montana!