Grenson 'Archie' Brogues How has visiting the factory and seeing the shoemaking process added to your understanding of fine footwear? When you see inside a shoe factory, you will never buy cheap shoes again. The intensity of expertise that goes into them is amazing. What can I say? Our...

TALKING SHOES with photographer BRANDON SHOWERS You're based in L.A. what sort of footwear would you say personifies the hip L.A. chic? I have been seeing a lot of motorcycle boots with floral print dresses lately and seems to be working nicely! I dont know if it originated in So Cal, but...

TALKING SHOES with Jeffrey Campbell We touched base with Bridgette Bayley, director of marketing for Jeffrey Campbell footwear, to get the scoop on their new capsule collections and must have JC styles for spring. Tell us about the new capsule collections that you have started to release....

When it comes to your personal shoe preference, flats or five inches? Five inches please! I prefer the way I look in heels, but honestly, living in London with the cobblestones and roughly paved sidewalks, I usually end up wearing a pair of tricked out flats. You've worked for a number of...

brogue shoe. With this shoe collection I wanted to unite classic and futuristic elements. How did you become involved in creating a shoe line? For a long time this idea was in my mind and I was looking for an established business that did high-quality work. I found Peter Kaiser, Europe's...

TALKING SHOES with Robert Verdi Stylist to the stars Robert Verdi weighs in on creating inspiring looks and his top shoe picks. When you are creating a look, what piece do you find yourself typically starting with? I always start with the last piece that goes on the outfit, the outer layer...

Describe the ultimate first date shoe for a formal evening out: Strappy but not-too-high heels that you've broken in beforehand. Blisters aren't exactly a catalyst for romance. If you're going on a casual date but still want to look your best, what shoe would you recommend?Wedges, wedges,...

TALKING SHOES with Love Trekker's LAURA SCHREFFLER What are the best shoes a girl can wear while traveling? I'm a big fan of comfy walking boots. I always wear 80%20 because they have a built-in heel and, being a shorty, I look taller than I really am. Very sneaky! If I'm going to a beach...

Who is your favorite designer to look to for fabulous shoes? Betsey Johnson... I love leopard, sequins and sparkle! Betsey appeals to my inner Drag Queen. I feel like a princess every time I wear her amazing shoes. In your opinion, what is the major difference between L.A. and NYC...

TALKING SHOES with Kathy Spencer Talented writer of How to Shop for Free, a helpful guide geared towards smart women who love to get something for nothing, fills us in on her ground-breaking concepts and how her love for bargin hunting began. How did your talent for bargain hunting begin? I...

 

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