Interview With Mme Weathersby Shoes

1. How did you come up with the idea of creating Mme. Weathersby Shoes? Mme creates apparel, handbags, and footwear, also furniture. The shoes are getting the most buzz at this point. I love history architecture, culture, and all things feminine. That’s where my ideas come from. I can look at a petal, and in my mind, a collection can come forth. 2. Your collection is gorgeous, how do you draw inspiration for your feminine designs? Anything that stands still, planted or moving can inspire me. I love the arts, not so much pop culture. The past inspires me more (read more)

Talking Beauty and Shoes with Nigel Barker

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nigel Barker, renowned fashion photographer and judge of America’s Next Top Model.  His new book, Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation, offers beauty and fashion tips for every woman so she can be her best and most beautiful, from the inside out. But the book is much more than just an informative read – it prompts readers to get interactive online at and share their photos and feelings!  So what does this post have to do with shoes?  Read on to find out (Nigel has a thing for shoes!), and (read more)

Q&A With Up-And-Coming Shoe Designer Ryan Haber

“I want women to feel powerful in my shoes, feel sexy, feel unstoppable.” Finally, a footwear designer who understands the love affair women have with their shoes!  I first discovered Ryan Haber on Twitter (@RyanHaber), where his tagline is “You can tell a lot about a woman by the shoes on her feet.”  Ryan has worked for both Steve Madden and BCBGMAXAZRIA, and now he’s taking on the industry with his debut women’s footwear collection, which will be available for purchase at this December.  We’ll all have to wait just a little bit to get our hands on the (read more)

Interview With Lydia of The Golden Boot

Street view of The Golden Boot in England The Golden Boot is a shoe store in England that has been around for more than 200 years, and has just started a new website for their shoes.  I interviewed Lydia of The Golden Boot (online store: to find out more about the history of this store, and here’s what she had to say: I see The Golden Boot has been around for over 200 years! Can you please tell us a little about the store and what makes it unique? The Golden Boot is the oldest independent shoe retailer in (read more)

ShoeHunting Featured in Lollieshopping’s Interview of the Month!

Check out the interview Laura posted on her site today.  You’ll learn more about ShoeHunting, and about how I came to adore shoes.  If you don’t know by now, I am Community Manager at ShoeHunting in addition to maintaining Shoe Smitten. If you love shoes, and I mean REALLY LOVE SHOES, then you absolutely must join and use ShoeHunting. The site allows shoe lovers to find shoes, tag them, save them and even share them with other shoe lovers. It’s your virtual shoe closet, complete with a community and blog. Learn how it works here. Read the full interview (read more)

Talk To Me Tonight at 9PM CST on Blog Talk Radio!

Tonight you have the chance to talk to me live, thanks to @gylonj featuring me on his Blog Talk Radio show!  If you’ve been dying to ask me a question about shoes/blogging/social media/anything else, tonight at 9pm CST is the time!  I’m so excited to finally chat with many of you, and to share my love of shoes and social media.  You can just listen in, call in to just say hi, or ask me a question.  Whatever you do, at least stop by!  Visit for more details, and call in to 646-478-5648 to participate.  Here’s the link to the (read more)

Interview With Michael of

This week’s interview is with Michael of, a community of shoe lovers that submit and share their personal photos of their shoes. I just took a look at and your site seems like a lot of fun, would you mind telling my readers what its all about? Of course, is a site completely and utterly devoted to women and their love of everything shoe related. Users that come to my site are encouraged to post/upload personal photos of their favorite shoes and store them in their own Shoe Closet that we give them for FREE. This way girls (read more)

Interview With Beth Anderson, Editor-In-Chief of Chic Galleria

Biography Beth Anderson is proud to offer men and women a gallery full of unique products, services, and articles. Chic Galleria is a natural extension of her experience in retail sales and special personality – a sincerity that continues to attract business owners, designers, artists, and a plethora of wonderful readers. Owner of and Chic Consulting, Beth holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Michigan and has taught in both private and public schools in Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Michigan, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. Also a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, (read more)

Interview With Mark Schwartz of

If you’re a shoe lover (and you should be if you’re reading this), then you’ll love Mark Schwartz’s work!  Check out this short, candid interview I scored with him yesterday:  Q: How did Andy Warhol encourage you and influence your work? A: I met Andy Warhol thru Roger Vivier, was working as Vivier’s assistant and one day Warhol arrives at the Vivier office!  Well Warhol was a bit shy but he did sit me down many times over the next year and change, he made monthly visits to the Vivier office to promote Interview magazine,drop off a copy and chat (read more)

Q&A With Maggi Mercado of Asgi Shoes

I had the opportunity to ask Maggi Mercado, design director of Asgi shoes, a few questions about her own style, the Asgi brand and her fashion advice for you (men and women).  She has some great advice that I think all of you will benefit from, and she offers an exciting sneak peak into what’s next for Asgi shoes.  Check it out! 1. How would you describe your overall everyday ‘style’? I travel a great deal, move around a lot, and therefore wear trousers, pants suits and narrow jeans a lot with the Carina Bootie and the Roma Bootie. The (read more)