Actual things that exist.
Via Alison Healy
Via David Caldwell
Oh pointy boots,
Oh pointy pointy,
Anoint my head,
(Apologies to the fictional poet, John Lillison)
These limited-edition boots – featuring carbon fibre hooves adorned with up to 5,000 individual horse hairs, available in knee or ankle variety – are on sale at Cheltenham right now. You’ll want to have done fairly well on the gee-gees, because they’re £1,300 a pair.
Betfair, which commissioned the design, describes them as “the perfect accessory for racing fans who want to stand out from the crowd”.
Proceeds go to charity. So that’s all right then.