Every Irish dancer goes through cycles of new shoes, comfortable shoes and old shoes. And when they get old, we all know what that means- shopping! Day One of new shoes you may think “Wow these are so pretty,” and shortly after “Oh these don’t feel pretty.” Day Two you wake up with hope, thinking this is the day you’ll break them in. About five minutes later, though, your old shoes seem more appropriate for practice. Slowly but surely, the new shoes become the old shoes and the process starts all over again. Read the full hilarity of dancers’ thoughts on new shoes below.