Apparently an old phrase used to describe shoes with very narrow toe at end.
I was wearing my new winkle pickers.
on morcambe bay, there are a bunch of dead koreans that drowned a while back after gettin stuck pickin winkles illeagally. they looked tired, slanty eyed, and mauled.
after a heavy night on the piss dan saw dave who was looking dog rough. dan sid unto dave " fuck me, you look like a damned winkle picker!