Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Meghan Cleary holds the "patent" on fashion

What is a chick lit novel without a fabulous pair of shoes?!? Today we have Meghan Cleary visiting us and sharing her favorite shoes from the 1960s, in honor of Nostalgia Month. Her book, Shoe Are You?gives readers advice on their life, wardrobe, and career...all based on their footwear! As a special gift, you can receive the Shoe Are You?® Stiletto Handbook free at shoeareyou.com!

Meghan Cleary is the celebrity shoe columnist for The Hollywood Reporter and internationally recognized footwear authority whose insight on everything from the latest shoe trends to the hottest footwear designs to red carpet stilettos at the Oscars and Emmys has appeared in more than 4,500 media outlets throughout the world. Known for her signature trademark phrase, “what your shoes say about you,” Meghan has analyzed presidents, world leaders and fashion icons alike with her uncanny insight.

From the minute she first laid eyes on a pair of baby blue wedges at age five, to sitting with luxury shoe designers in their studios in Italy, Meghan brings a new, fun expertise and flair to one of fashion’s hottest categories: Shoes. Equally at home in live and scripted environments, including the 45 live, one-hour Shoe Therapy® shows she co-hosted on HSN, red carpet coverage on TV Guide Network,and frequent appearances as a style expert on national television, including Style Network, E!, TODAY Show, Tyra, Extra!, CNN, Rachael Ray, CBS Early Show, Meghan has endeared herself to viewers with her easygoing, accessible, conversational style.

A global footwear icon who has rubbed elbows with the likes of Christian Louboutin and top Hollywood stars — she also guides consumer shoppers on finding the perfect shoes through her media appearances and events. Meghan has produced a shoe and accessories collection, TV segments, documentary, internet content and two books, as well as reporting on industry trends within the footwear trade media. For nine years she served as Contributing Editor at luxury trend publication JCREPORT breaking new designers to the market. A former marketing consultant on Wall Street, Meghan has also been a resource for a variety of top footwear and mass market retail companies in how to reach women shoppers with strategic merchandising and marketing concepts.

Visit Meghan on Facebook and Twitter.

Top Five Shoe Designers of the 1960s

1. Andre Perugia - There's a huge debate about who invented the modern day stiletto -- Perugia, Ferragamo or Vivier? They all were making amazing shoes nonetheless!
2. Salvatore Ferragamo - Shoemaker to the stars.
3. Roger Vivier - Inventor of the "comma" heel
4. YSL - The master of Parisian chic.
5. Ossie Clark - Epitome of swinging '60s

Thanks to Meghan Cleary for visiting with us and sharing her handbook with everyone and Blink PR for coordinating this interview!

1 comment:

Janine said...

Ooohhh.... I love shoes.