Meredith Keller is the co-founder of Ex-Boyfriend, a clothing and accessory company based in Baltimore, Maryland. Meredith co-founded the company with her husband, Matt, an illustrator/graphic designer. The company produces graphic tees, hoodies, bags and other fun wearables and accessories for men, women, kids and babies. Their designs are influenced by pop culture, nature, urban living and contemporary art. Meredith and Matt are avid animal lovers and frequently blog about funny animal videos and their adventures in fostering homeless kitties for their local SPCA. The company also donates a portion of its revenue to animal rescues. When Meredith’s not hard at work or hanging out with kitties, you can find her dabbling in mixology and of course shopping online for shoes. Continue reading to find out more about this this Shoe Queen.
FG: Who is the designer/What is the brand of the stiletto you submitted and where (i.e.
Macy’s etc…) did you purchase your shoes?
MK: They were Michael Kors, which I ordered from zappos.com
FG: Is there a story behind them (why did you purchase them)?
MK: I love red shoes. I tend to look best in white and off-white, and red is a great accent color for neutral stuff. It’s hard to find a pretty pair of red heels that aren’t torture to wear. I ordered about 15 different pairs of red heels from zappos.com to try on and finally settled on this pair. They were the most comfortable and looked the best with my clothing.
Finish these sentences with your own phrase…
FG: A good pair of stilettos make you feel_______________
MK: A good pair of stilettos makes you feel “glamorous and tall.”
FG: If we could walk a mile in your shoes ______________________
MK: If we could walk a mile in your shoes, “you’d probably walk miles. I’m a city girl and I walk a lot, usually several miles a day. While I enjoy pretty shoes and stilettos, they aren’t the best for day-to-day wear. I save my stilettos for special occasions.”
FG: Stilettos are like _________________ everyone _______________________
MK: Stilettos are like “an ego boost: everyone should wear them once in a while.”