Author Archives: Katie

Dressing Up the Baby Bump

Every pregnancy is different. I was one of the lucky few to enjoy the elusive “easy pregnancy” my first time around – with really no symptoms or complications and mobility enough to continue working out through my 36th week. The … Continue reading

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Mara Hoffman’s Latest Journey

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to enjoy the special experience of attending Mara Hoffman’s Fall ’16 ready-to-wear presentation. The inspiring collection was set against the historic neo-Gothic backdrop of the Refectory event space at the High Line Hotel – a … Continue reading

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Gallery Preview: Down Mexico Way

One of my favorite shoes I created last year was a pair of tropical flat sandals for Elizabeth, another friend and coworker at Converse. It never fails that each morning when I finally make it to work and slump into … Continue reading

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Misc. Six

Last week I turned 33 (my Larry Bird birthday) and despite all the fun and cheer that comes with a birthday celebration, it’s also a prime opportunity to do a little soul (sole?) searching as I look to the next … Continue reading

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Pull up a Chair

Michelle was one of the first people I worked with when I started at Converse and although we no longer work on the same team, we’ve remained friends over the last four years. I have to admit that in setting … Continue reading

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An Evening with Libby

The Two Ten footwear foundation is a charitable organization focused on the mission of “shoepeople helping shoepeople.” For over 75 years, the foundation has been providing financial assistance (emergency funds and scholarships) to anyone in need from the footwear business. Within Two … Continue reading

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The Big Bang

When I began my brainstorming for Jessica’s New Years Eve wedding shoes, my mind was focused on capturing the fireworks that would be exploding over us in celebration that night. After bouncing some ideas around with my team, we decided … Continue reading

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Society Room Wedding

Last weekend we woke up out of this long winter hibernation to stretch our legs on the dance floor of a lovely family wedding at The Society Room in Hartford, CT. The unique building, constructed in 1893 to house the … Continue reading

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Ravishing Red

In the world of color psychology, my high school friend Jessica, is most certainly red – the personality color characterized by strong will, ambition and energy. Along with a hilarious sense of humor and a penchant for movie quotes, these … Continue reading

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Misc. Six: Winter Edition

With our record breaking snowfall over the last few weeks, Massachusetts is officially the snowiest place in America right now. In fact, it’s become nothing short of comical (see some of my favorite memes above). In Jimmy Fallon’s monologue last … Continue reading

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