FN Shoe Star’s 9th episode was somewhat confusing.. One of the contestants commented that she didn’t understand the connection between ballet lessons and creating a tone-up shoe, and we concur. Then there’s the idea of using recycled materials- which is very cool for the environment, but let’s see how it turns out in a shoe. Guess we’ll have to tune-in April 4 to...
Rachel Zoe's Latest Accessory?
We hear the stylist is in labor!!
What a great episode! We loved seeing the final results-very interesting to watch the contestants translate their vision into an actual shoe. We totally agreed with the judges that Matthew’s shoe deserved to win-it was elegant and easy to wear (and a silicon insert-we love you for that alone). A little surprised that Maggie was the first to go since we felt she had a ton of...
It can’t be tolerated. I guess I’m the wrong one to talk to, because I never...– Isaac Mizrahi to The CUT on John Galliano’s anti-semitic remarks 3-14-11
This was by far and away the best episode yet.. the contestants’ true talent (or lack thereof) finally shone through with a real shoe! Interestingly the vision they expressed in their individual consultations at FIT were often times different than the end-result. Case in point: from watching the interview with Rachel and Vasilios (Chairman of Accessories at FIT) we thought she had it in the...
Finally! And it begins…the contestants are brought to designer Rebecca Taylor’s offices and are shown pieces of the collection-and given 10 minutes to do a “Quickfire Sketch Challenge”. Matthew: “I haven’t designed a women’s shoe in..years”?? Hmmm, not sure you want to disclose that.. Keena: We loved your bootie-gorge with the lace insets. ...
The lower I feel, the higher the heel.– Giovanna Battaglia (via simko)