Hello! For those of you who don't know me, I'm Celine- The Shoe Girl. I'm back to blogging after taking over a year and a half off. Wanna know what the heck I've been up to?? Ok, so... last time we spoke I was packing up my shoes and moving to LA (all my old blog posts are linked to this blog if you wanna play catch up). I moved in with my sweet friend Jena in the cutest warmest apartment in the coolest area. I had to downsize my shoe closet to a shoe wall, but it was totally worth it. Jena and I […] Read More
Guess Who’s Back…
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Seeing WWDMAGIC In A Whole New Light
So I've been in the shoe business for... well, ever really- and have attended TONS of shoe shows/ trade shows. I'm usually, however, on the vendor side. That's industry speak for 'I'm with the people slinging the product' (in my case, the shoes). This trip though, I was hired by WWD's Footwear News Magazine to go to the show and blog about my experience and about what I saw happening in and around the FN Platform show.HOW FUN! When you're on the selling side you're working like a dog. You're meeting customer after customer selling them shoes, convincing them that your line is better then the […] Read More
A new post… Almost.
Wow, it's been SO long!!! This feels weird.So I know I promised a revamp but getting it done has proved harder than I thought. But we're close I think and hopefully it'll be worth the wait! Either way I can't wait any longer so we'll have to deal with the old layout for now. ;)Starting tomorrow I'll be an official Footwear News blogger, covering the Las Vegas shoe show, better known as MAGIC, or more specifically- Platform. I'm super excited to bring you coverage from the inside and talk about the different trends I see there.I hope I didn't loose you all in my super […] Read More