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Lost High Heel from experience project: Few years back now but on a night out with a friend of mine I lost a lovely pink leather high heel. We were going to a restaurant that had a car park bordering some woodland. Unknown to me the car park was also surrounded by a ditch. Once my friend had parked I exited the car to find myself on the soft grass verge and on stepping back (in the near darkness) to shut the car door I slipped and put my left foot into the ditch slipping in up to my knee. In my panic to get out I felt my lovely pink leather high heel being sucked off of my foot and being consumed by the black goo. Needless to say it was a goner!! Could not see a sign of it. We then had to quickly get back to my house for new shoes to continue our evening. Not the best of starts!
Shoe loss during military parade. (link)
Fist fights: First-hand account from "Debbie", who contributed the following: Im 26 years old, I stumbled across your site. Here is my shoe loss story. I got into a fist fight with some older woman, downtown portland oregon, we were punching, kicking, pulling hair etc. i fell on the ground and was kicking at her, she caught my foot, (was wearing tee shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes). She dragged me around by my foot for a minute and then took my tennis shoe off and threw it to some guy watching, and then pulled my sock off and threw it over the wall into the water off the waterfront river. Anyways i don't know why she took my shoe and sock off, but she did and the men kept my shoe. I had to take the train max home, so i just took my other shoe and sock off and went barefoot. Thought about throwing my other shoe into the crowd of men, but kept it and still have it. don't know why i kept one shoe. lol. if anyone knows about the where about of my other shoe, i can be reunited and have a pair again, email me at email@example.com. lol. by the way I won the fight.
Yahoo Answers Poll: Have you ever lost one shoe and walked around outside with one shoe searching lost shoe? One post red: I saw it happen to someone just yesterday. Someone visited someone with his wife. they removed their shoes/sandals before entering the room. while they were inside the room some stray dog took away one of the sandal of the wife. Later on she was looking for that missing sandal on the road with one sandal on.
New year’s Eve girl fight in LA. Drunk women fighting. One of them lost a shoe, the other both of them. Click here to watch on youtube.
Cassy lost a shoe when we almost get trampled! (lockerz)
Montgomery bart shop: the woman who'd lost her shoe told the crowd she wasn't hurt, didn't give more details. (flickr)
Where did this girl other shoe go? (lockerz)
She didn’t know where her other shoe was… (myspace.com)
In this video contributed by "pete", a dancer looses one of her mules, yet seconds later she succeeds in putting it back.
Dancer's shoe falls during Latin (dancing) semi finals. Click here to watch on youtube. Contributed by "Pete".
She lost her shoe lol. (lockerz)
Lost slipper. (flickr)
Campaign mishap: During Malaysian elections, daughter of a candidate loses a shoe while being escorted through a massive crowd, and continues walking around the rest of the day her right foot clad only in a sock.
While playing soccer with plastic bottle, girl sends her ballerina shoe onto a rooftop. Not clear if she could retrieve it or not, but most likely she couldn't... Click here to watch on youtube.
Miss India beauty contest: When Fardeen Khan walked on the stage to crown the People's Choice Miss India Times winner, he noticed that one of the contestants had lost her shoe on the ramp. He picked up the red stiletto and looked around for the 'princess' who'd lost it. He then went down on one knee as he put the shoe back on her foot.
She cute. Walking around one shoe o o. (lockerz)
In Portuguese folk dancing, as part of their traditional costume the girls wear low-heeled slippers which seem destined to come off. Web is full of accounts and captions of such loss (e.g. this example from flickr). Also, "Pete" contributed the following three finds from youtube: in the first one, dancers start losing their slippers within first minıue and one of them continues one-shod. In the second, too, almost all dancers end up losing their shoes. And the third one witnesses several losses and at least one dancer carries on till the end one-shod.
My fair lady – without shoe. (picasa)
She lost a shoe at avicii. (lockerz)
Yes, I am on the 59th street with one flip flop. (lockerz)
A rush to purchase $50 used laptops turned into a violent stampede Tuesday, with people getting thrown to the pavement and nearly driven over. "This is total, total chaos," said Latoya Jones, 19, who lost one of her flip-flops in the ordeal and later limped around on the sizzling blacktop with one foot bare. (link)
Check out @missmoemoney all in WACHOVIA bank one shoe on one shoe off like what happen?? (lockerz.com)
Foreverming took her shoe.(lockerz.com)
The girl with 1 shoe. (lockerz.com)
I found this chick walking around with one shoe on. (lockerz.com)
Smh, this girl has on one heel and one slipper. (lockerz.com)
Lost a shoe, learned a lesson #Vegas. (lockerz.com)
The Riveria escalator ate @amberilyn other shoe...so she is walking around w/1 shoe!!! (lockerz.com)
Street wars: ThisCCTV footage from streets of British city (presumably London), a woman to have been involved in street fighting keeps appearing in one shoe. At the end, the cup taking her to jail removed the remaining shoe.
Olivia lefther shoe in her room(apparently she lucked herself outduring amateur fashion show) (flickr)
Lost shoe (in India). (flickr)
All of a sudden there is my roommate Julia just standing there. She has one shoe on. She asks if she can have one of my shoes!? She explains to me that she is meeting her "crush" today and can't bear the fact of showing up with one shoe. She rolls up her pant legs to make it even more evident that indeed she had only one shoe, and then chuckled as if knowing my next move. (link)
One shoe. French girl walking with one bare foot, and no sign of the other shoe in her hands!(flickr)
A close call...Seems she kicked her shoe into a yard and the resident helped her find it in a tree. Could have been easily lost. "Kinja" found this at Youtube.
Kinja discovered this Youtube footage of a girl at Brazilian school searching for her missing slipper probably hidden by friends, and no resolution at the end.
The girl with one shoe (in Bangkok). (flickr)
Loner. She only has one shoe. (flickr)
Daughter films mom shopping in Wal-Mart in one shoe. Thanks "kinja".
A dog took her shoe at park and run away! Click here for youtube link.
11 Cinderellas: Police are searching for 11 potential Cinderellas to piece together the missing shoe puzzle enveloping Palmwoods again. A snug fit will not win the hand of a handsome prince, but Palmwoods police hope the towns women will recognise the four pairs or match the seven lone shoes to their partners. Police found the stack of shoes ranging from high heels to boots to thongs after executing a search warrant at the home of a 24-year-old Palmwoods man. He urged women to contact police if they recognised any of the shoes in the photo.
Lost shoe in London. Anyone seen it?!
Dre lost her shoe in rocks: Dutch womans shoe falls through rocks on the pier while dining at a German restaurant near Burj Al Arab, Dubai. Her friend, hotel manager and several bystanders came in to help. She did not have much strength in her toes and let the shoe drop every time. Apparently, the shoe was salvaged after lengthy effort.Contributed by "Kinja".
Grier and no shoes after her accident. Apparently, the no shoes, no service isnt a big deal in Southern California. (flickr)
Someone lost a shoe. Quite amusing to watch her walk. Weird Street Rave, San Fransisco. (flickr)
Sad Taylor. Someone stole her shoe. (flickr)
Wen I lost my shoe. (webshots)
Emily lost a shoe on her chill ride. Not happy about the shoe sitch (webshots)
Back from the bathroom and without a shoe. Mary.. No words. (webshots)
This lady leaped across the first huge puddle as she started across the street. Then she leaped across this puddle and when she landed on the curb, the
crowd under the shelter actually cheered for her - until she and the rest noticed that she lost her shoe as she jumped. They all groaned in sympathy as she turned around and stepped into the puddle to retrieve the shoe. (Flickr 1 & 2)
Four feet, one shoe. Trongate, Glasgow. (flickr)
OK so she left one shoe in my room.(webshots)
Wheres your shoe? (at Marietta College). (webshots)
Missing shoe. (webshots)
ND/Purdue game. Meagan and her missing shoe drunky (webshots)
Check out 18 minute mark in thisyoutube footage of a military parade in a Spanish-speaking country. Woman in uniform is marching one shoe on and one shoe off, and her hosed foot exposed. Contributed by "Arcangelo".
Click hereto see women losing their shoes at street covered with wet asphalt.
Riots in Paris. This woman tries to retrieve her lost shoe in the midst of the rioting that broke out.
The story of the missing flip flop (while traveling in Europe).(webshots)
No explanation, but an obvious case of missing loss... (flickr)
Can you believe a pitbull stole my shoe. (webshots)
Where is your other shoe?(webshots)
These girls said they would pay $5 for 5 minutes of pretending we are following them. Never saw one red cent of it. Just goes to show: never deal with women wearing non-matching socks and one flip-flop. (flickr)
Lost shoe at St. Lawrence.(flickr)
Kate lost a shoe running from frat boys. (webshots)
We ran so fast to get away from the mansion / shed... that maris lost her shoe. it was never recovered (webshots)
Carmel with one shoe (colleagues at office hid it and
made her spend the day like this). (flickr)
A girl with one shoe. I dont know why she had only one shoe. I guess there is a story there.(flickr)
Only one shoe.(flickr)
Right before Arielles shoe fell off in the like 5 foot deep puddle. (webshots)
Trying to hitchhike back to our hotel in the morning (in P
Hell with one shoe. (daveway)
Some one stole my shoe. Please find my shoe...(flickr)
One of the singers lost a shoe during a particularly energetic moment near the end of Act II. It sailed across the stage and stopped right at the edge, which was good because if it kept going it would have hit me in the face. (flickr)
My left shoe has gone missing. I have't seen it in over a month and I'm growing concerned. It looks like the right one, which is pictured above (flickr)
Jazzie barefoot Were at pitt stop and she left her shoe at nhs parking lot (webshots)
Dancing one shoe off. Contributed by "Nigel C"...
Rajasthan India: We stopped along the road to visit a little market. Here I liked these ladies chatting I liked also the sitting lady wearing lots of jewel but only one sandal. (trekearth)
This shot was taken in Yangon (Myanmar),walking around Hledan Market. The girl on the left is wearing only one shoe. (trekearth)
In this restaurant in Cape Town, South Africa, they make you give them your left shoe if you have this beer so you don't walk away with the cool glass and holder... (picasa)
She lost her shoe. I actually let her drive my car. (photobucket)
Album containing street shotsof flat shoes includes three photos ofthis girl somehow stranded in one shoe. (webshots)
Kelly pulled Sherilyn andfell down the stairsand lost her shoe!! (vacationing in Fiji) (webshots)
Linny lost her shoe in the senior mob. (webshots)
Paris... of course Sharon lost her shoe in water. (webshots)
M lost her one flip-flop when getting off the boat (Bangkok). (webshots)
Interestingshot Nicolas Lienard
posted in flickr.com, capturing
one of the 1st of May demonstrators in Paris losing her shoe.
Sent in by "Nigel"...
Amanda lost her shoe (visiting Rome). (photobucket)
Abby lost her shoe (at Corcovado). (webshots)
Steph -a sandal/+a camera case. She lost her shoeand we found a makeshift one on the ground (photobucket).
Andrea's alternative slipper... She lost the other one. (webshots)
Her shoe fell off and went between the hay bales. (photobucket)
Ker and I both lost a sandal during our sprint to the barn. (webshots)
I lost a shoe over the course of the night. (photobucket)
Tara lost her flip flop. Shes walking with one shoe... (webshots)
And Caitlin had issues, because she lost a shoe.
Stu lost her shoe (at footbal game).
At Sanfermin festival (in Spain), she lost a shoe, then had barefoot cut (travelblog)
Alana just walked home barefoot since she lost one shoe and...
Lost my shoe on the bus and had to walk home in a plastic bag... (picasa)
Accounts and photos capturing shoe loss that does not fit in any other categories (concerts, parties, trains, outdoors, etc) are bundled up here. They are gathered from a variety of web sites, or contributed by fans of the page. Origins are indicated when available.
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