'Life is short, buy the shoes' -- words to live by?
But I was in there yesterday to help my brother pick out shoes for a job interview and, in addition to the mediocre overall experience, they also had some of the dumbest slogans I have ever seen in my life. Especially this one, emblazoned on an oversized sign hanging on the wall: Life is short, buy the shoes.
I wasn't quite sure what to make of it so I did a little research on this ad campaign. I found this explanation from the company's VP of marketing: "We wanted to create a joyful experience for our consumer. She loves shoes and sees them everywhere, in clouds, flowers, butterflies."
Excuse me while I puke, giggle, and puke some more. A word to the wise: if you see shoes in clouds and butterflies, please seek help immediately. That sounds like something out of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.