Thursday, September 15, 2011

Shoes Clues: Style Tips from Alexandre Birman

 

Alexandre Birman E Latin AmericaA few days ago, I attended Alexandre Birman’s Fashion Week event at Saks. While there, I got a few shoe style tips from Brad Goreski (and shared them HERE). I also got to chat with Mr. Birman (shoe groupie moment!) about which of his shoes a woman should wear to give off a particular impression. He delighted in actually walking through his section of the shoe department and showing me his recommendations. I asked him the same questions as Brad, but his answers were quite different. (No, that gorgeous woman holding the mic isn’t me lol. That’s a reporter from E! Latin America)

S&B: Which shoes should a woman wear on a date to let a man know he should bring his A game?

AB: My patent peep toe platform pump with stingray.

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S&B: What about for a job interview?

AB: Well it depends on what kind of job. If it’s a job in fashion…

Alexandre Birman Shoe w mini ShoesNBooze

and if it’s something more formal or conservative, a mid heel pump is better.

Alexandre Birman w Black pump ShoesNBooze

S&B: Which of your shoes says a woman is looking for fun?

AB: My black ankle boot is really sexy and fun… especially with a skirt or dress that hits right at mid thigh. It has a narrow opening, so it really hugs the leg.

Alexandre Birman w Ankle Boot ShoesNBooze

S&B: Lastly, if she wants to catch the eye of a certain guy, but doesn’t want to seem to fussy?

AB: My black cut out bootie.

Alexandre Birman w Cutout Bootie ShoesNBooze

Sidenote… I really loved the little gift with purchase set.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for posting this! will surely listen to Brad Goreski's tips! love love love shoes!

Marissa A. McCown
www.afterflats.com