Luxury Shoe Retailer Takes Designers to the Streets
May 23, 2012 by admin
Footcandy Shoes Announces the Launch of the Footcandy Mobile Shop, Now Touring the West Coast Stocked with Leading Designer Shoe Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – Footcandy Shoes (www.footcandyshoes.com ), voted #1 Independent Retailer of the Year in the Country by Footwear News, launches the Footcandy Mobile Shop. The 34 ft. luxury coach vehicle is styled out and stocked with designer shoes, currently touring West Coast proper from LA, to San Diego, Seattle, and beyond. The Footcandy Mobile Shop is also for hire, adding a fresh take on wedding parties, showers, private fashion functions and events.
Inside the Footcandy Mobile Shop, find samples of your favorite designer brands including Footcandy by Footcandy Shoes, Manolo Blahnik, Kate Spade, Tory Burch, Vince Camuto, Valentino, Loeffler Randall, among others, complete your order on the spot and have your favorite designers shipped directly to you (certain styles and sizes will be made available to purchase on-site).
Happening now until June 3, Footcandy Shoes is hosting a “Spot the Mobile Shop” contest. Spot the RV, snap a photo, upload to @footcandymobile and claim a unique code for as much as 15% off the Footcandy Shoes brand both in-store and online (www.footcandyshoes.com). Additional tour dates and events to be announced.
Footcandy Shoes is a luxury shoe retailer and e-commerce store (www.footcandyshoes.com), offering designer footwear, handbags, and limited in-store apparel. Footcandy Shoes is frequented by celebrity fans including Victoria Beckham and Jessica Simpson. The store’s label stock includes Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Vince Camuto, Jimmy Choo, Tory Burch, Valentino,Kate Spade, Oscar de la Renta, and more.
Founded in 2002 by Perry Butler and wife, Carolyn Butler, the stores are a testament to Carolyn’s passion for shoes, owning well over 500 pairs of designer shoes herself. Carolyn personally scours the market for new and trend inspiring styles. Footcandy Shoes is one of the few independent retailers worldwide to carry the top three shoe designers: Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, and Jimmy Choo, respectively. Both Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin graciously designed world-exclusive styles supporting Footcandy’s charity affiliation, Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation (GTAEF).
“I am the consumer, I sell to myself”, says Carolyn on how she deciphers up and coming trends.
Footcandy Shoes, now in its ninth year of operation, is comprised of three retail locations in California and growing, Footcandy is headquartered in Saint Helena, California (located in Napa Valley) with sister stores in Sonoma and Walnut Creek. Footcandy Shoes maintains a competitive online presence with its very successful e-commerce store, www.footcandyshoes.com , with growing customer retention in the U.S. and internationally.
The Footcandy Shoes stores are indicative of any woman’s dream closet, elegant, decorated in soft beiges and gold metallic conveying a mood reminiscent of a chic Persian boutique. Shoes are displayed as works of art in individually lit, 24 carat gold leaf painted cubbies. With attention to customer appreciation, in-store shoppers enjoy 10% off every Tuesday at each of its retail locations (full price merchandise only).
Footcandy Shoes also encompasses its very own signature line as well. The signature line was conceived in 2010 as a tribute to timeless designs that have enjoyed success at Footcandy; created in response to a consumer demand for beautiful craftsmanship and high-quality shoes at accessible price points. It began with two classic styles, the “Candy” and “Lover”.
The Footcandy Shoes signature lines are crafted from Italian leather, using Italian machines and technology. The Footcandy line is continuing to enjoy great success and is currently collaborating with well-known designers to create new and alluring styles. The signature Footcandy Shoes line presently ranges from $150-$300; the line’s expansion will include mid-to-high end signature products.
About Footcandy: Footcandy Inc. is a distinctive retailer of designer shoes, handbags, accessories, and clothes. Footcandy is currently comprised of three locations in California including its headquarters, Saint Helena, and its sister stores, Sonoma and Walnut Creek. www.footcandyshoes.com . Footcandy St Helena, 1239 Main St. St. Helena, CA 94574 Telephone: 877-517-4606 Fax: 707-963-2490. www.facebook.com/footcandyshoes.usa
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