FASHION FOR YOUR FEET /// ///
We met up with model designer Kristen Vander Hoeven on Tuesday at our Fall 2011 catalogue shoot and she spoke to us about her inspiration for creating an amazing new fashion accessory. Read about her creative inspiration…
I was fortunate enough to begin a career in modeling, and was able to surround myself with amazing individuals, gorgeous clothing, sexy shoes, big hair and wild make-up. Before I knew it, I was roaming winding broken roads in Athens, Greece, going from casting to casting, and loving every moment of it! One morning, while walking through a local market, I stumbled upon what would turn out to be my inspiration for creating foot lingerie. This inspiration came in the form of a tiny pair of nylon socks, which were basically used to protect women’s feet from the dusty dry climate. Although my first overseas modeling experience eventually came to an end, my true pursuit for a life in fashion had just begun.
Personally, I hate wearing socks, but unfortunately, bare feet are not always the most appropriate (or sexiest) option. My vision for Tootsie Shoppe is to provide a sexy, yet practical, alternative to going bare foot and I believe Tootsie Shoppe foot lingerie does just that! Now, whether I am lounging around my apartment, or wearing heels on a night out, I am always wearing my Tootsies. It’s the perfect way to complete a matching set of bra and panties. I hope you enjoy your Tootsies as much as I do!
///click image above to go to her site ///