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  • When night falls on this wild Fashion Week Wednesday, don't be surprised to find me accessorizing my knee brace with three-year-old heavily cushioned, ultra-padded, thick-soled, triple E-width Old Man Sneakers.

    Dan Zevin: Fashion Week for Suburban Dads: Day Three

  • I do wear pretty, feminine sandals during the summer and cute, feminine little boots during the winter (no chunky, thick-soled shoes for me).

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • There was a distinct industrial feel to the show, held Sunday evening on a catwalk bathed in low-hanging light and constructed of silver medal grids that would certainly have tripped up stiletto-heeled female models but resonated well for the thick-soled men.

    Prada, Gucci & Cavalli: Men's Fashion Week Gets Colorful (PHOTOS)

  • All the other men, young and old, had on collared shirts, faded overalls, and thick-soled work shoes.

    Michael Jones: Winter's Bone

  • She watches, determined not to cry as he makes his way to the lectern in his new thick-soled shoes and reads a poem he wrote, titled "American Dream:"

    Job-training program aims to empower the District's hardest to employ

  • Would you trot down the street barefoot or are you all about running with sturdy, thick-soled shoes.

    Shed Your Shoes And Try Barefoot Running | Lifehacker Australia

  • He wore beige pants, a windowpane-checked sport coat of muddy browns and greens, and thick-soled leather shoes.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • Dressed in night hues like Jenn and Antonio, she wore a turtleneck, leather pants, and thick-soled boots that Velcroed halfway up her calves.

    Crusade

  • Telling Fishlow about it later, seeing his friend smile, Wilnice had no idea that his shock, his puritanical disapproval, had made him remember every detail of the fleeting encounter -- the button business, her slightly bowed legs, the pale hollows of her inner thighs, her red thick-soled clogs, her black-painted nails and black lipstick.

    Beard

  • The manValentinewas standing over her, very tall, dressed all in black, even the gloves on his hands and the thick-soled boots on his feet.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

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