Snake Charmers Charm People’s Shoes Off

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

This sultry snake charmer looked bootiful enough to charm the snakeskin shoes and accessories right off folks outside a Washington, D.C., metro station and convince them to scale up their fashion sense with faux skins.

Since the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority rejected our offer to wrap rubber snakes around subway car poles to convince people who don’t like snakes to shed exotic skins, we charmed our way into metro stations across the country for the sake of snakes.

At least one patron got all rattled by the display.

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