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Marni Mash Up

As a shoe designer and craftsman, I am surrounded by shoes all the time and could theoretically create any new style my heart desired. Nonetheless, this has never tamed my addiction towards coveting other designer’s shoes I admire and the … Continue reading

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Client Collaboration

At Katie Blauer, collaboration is key. The more specific information shared during the design process, the more personalized the custom shoes can become! This year I made two pairs of shoes for Rosalie, who was the definition of a model client … Continue reading

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A Visit to the ICA Boston

Today I visited the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston for the first time. Although the ICA museum has been around since the 1940s, it’s fancy new home on the waterfront has only been open to the public since December … Continue reading

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Neon Orange Orchids

I’m not shy about my love for Matthew Williamson, who has been an ever-present inspiration since I attended his 10-year retrospective at the London Design Museum back in October 2007.  In my eyes, MW can do no wrong – from … Continue reading

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Gallery Preview: Nantucket Tidings

I met my friend Kate when we were kids at an all-girls summer camp in Vermont. We’ve always lived a few states apart but I attribute our enduring friendship over the years to the same traits that has made Kate … Continue reading

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The Feline Formula

As a self proclaimed cat person, raised in a family of cat people (see photo above of my sister Betsy, circa 1987), I can get a little obsessed over anything cat related. I realize only some of you will really … Continue reading

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Beaver Creek Chic

A few months ago a vintage leather jacket came into my possession. It was a boxy men’s bomber with a torn lining and little to no relevant style. Nevertheless, the supple worn leather was too nice to be cast aside … Continue reading

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Tangerine Tango

In lieu of Christmas presents this year, my family took an exciting week-long adventure vacation to Belize, which more than held up to it’s tourism board tagline as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret.” This small English-speaking country, nestled between Mexico … Continue reading

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Weitzman the Wise

On December 13th, The Early Show on CBS aired a great little segment by Katrina Szish about the life and work of Stuart Weitzman, the talented shoe designer often known as the King of the Red Carpet. Stuart Weitzman shoes … Continue reading

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Pit stop at the Grand Canyon

After four great years of living in the California sun, my husband and I were ready to make the big move back east to the Boston area, where we’re both originally from. I had always wanted to experience a cross-country … Continue reading

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