Put your best foot forward.

In today’s flat shoe dedication – part of the capsule closet series – is the ultra luxurious Italian Shoe maker, Tods.

The shoe is named after the 133 rubber pebbles – “gommini” which are embedded into the sole of each loafer.  These pebbles guarantee incredible comfort and are one of the company’s best sellers.  In the early 1900’s when Diego Della Valle’s grandfather, Filippo founded a shall shoe factory.

When in the 70’s Diego enters the family shoe business he initiates a major turnaround strategy which sees the company gain international acclaim.  Diego was brilliant at marketing the product by giving shoes to Italian Celebrities and using images of Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant gave the illusion that the brand had been around for a long time.

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The secret to a happy day.

Hello friends,

I can’t imagine that anyone is having as bad a day as Kevin Spacey.   Anthony Rapp accused the “House of Cards” star, Kevin Spacey of making sexual advances towards him when he was 14!  The incident happened in 1986 when Rapp was invited by Kevin Spacey to a party as they were both working on a Broadway Production.  Rapp was watching TV in a bedroom when Kevin Spacey placed him on the bed and lay on top of him.  Rapp told BuzzFeed News;

“I still to this day can’t wrap my head around so many aspects of it.  It is just deeply confusing to me”.

Rapp went on and stated that Kevin Spacey “was trying to get with me sexually”.  At the time of the incident, Kevin was 26.  Much criticism has been leveled against Spacey for his overnight statement in which he uses his apology to Rapp as the platform to  come out and tell the world he is gay.

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