Today I was the shoe model for FarylRobin Footwear (God only knows why). I'm a size 8 squeezing into the sample size 7's.
Nevertheless, I did my best to rise to the occassion. Taking one for the team! So Laura and I packed up the shoes and the clothes we chose for the shoot and trudged around Soho in the blistering heat, searching for suitable locations to take pictures.
I have a new-found respect for all parties who have the responsibility to sell a product through a picture. It was incredibly difficult to be creative after the 3rd pair of shoes we put on. With people passing by, making remarks, honking, changing in the middle of the street, etc. focusing on the task at hand was hard. Not to mention the heat!!!
Needless to say Laura and I bumped heads during the shoot. Pictured above, is what we were disagreeing on. She hates the spread-eagle pose! I love the spread-eagle pose!!!! I forced her to take the photo (sorry Laura), hoping that it might turn out good enough for her to work her magic, but unfortunately it didn't make the cut. I guess I can see why...
Did I mention it was hot? After an hour, we couldn't take the heat, we ran over to Soho Park Cafe and Laura introduced me to their amazing iced tea!!!! Its called the Soho Park Iced Tea. It's iced tea with fruit puree, mint, and a hint of lemon. Very satisfying! I salivated over the burgers too, watching people inhale the delicious burgers and fries. I did see someone that is worth mentioning. This guy. Kind of dorky. Maybe in finance, maybe in IT...we couldn't decide. But what was remarkable about him was the fact that he sat perfectly straight, holding his burger over the table with his elbows stretched, arms perfectly parallel to the table. He remained in this position for the good 10 minutes it took him to eat his burger. I was amazed...I can't sit up straight like that for the life of me.
I also would like to mention that the photo is a preview to our Fall 2007 collection. Pictured is the Campo in black. Its a choked up pump on a chunky platform heel. Very cute, comfy and gives great height!! Look out for the Campo in August at one of our fine retail locations!~