THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: IMELDA MARCOS PARTS WITH HER SHOES (1986)

Imelda Marcos Parts with Her Shoes (1986)

When Philippine political leader Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda were driven into exile following the assassination of opposition leader Benigno Aquino, they left behind evidence of a lavish lifestyle that pointed to possible corruption and embezzlement. The former first lady’s shoe collection, which numbered in the thousands, became a symbol of the Marcos’s excesses. Despite her alleged misdeeds, Imelda returned to home after Ferdinand’s death and ran for president with what result? More… Discuss

 

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One response to “THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: IMELDA MARCOS PARTS WITH HER SHOES (1986)

  1. Pingback: After Imelda Marcos, fashion lines by Rice and Rumsfeld? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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