Women’s Wear Daily
04.19.2014
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Insider: Gosselin's Shoe Pick… Matchmaking

Jon Gosselin found something special at a Madison Avenue men's store.

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with contributions from Jocelyn Anderson, Lindsay E. Sammon
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Reality Rules
Jon Gosselin, of “Jon and Kate Plus Eight” fame — and tabloid infamy — has evidently developed an affinity for high-end footwear. Insider learned the newly arrived New York resident was passing by the Madison Avenue men’s store Pravda Abbigliamento, which recently started offering shoes, when he spotted a pair of Lorenzo Banfi navy patent leather wingtips with white soles, white contrast stitching and white laces (at left). Gosselin, who was sans paparazzi, immediately scooped up the $950 Italian-made shoes. “He said he likes anything new and different,” said Philip Pravda, the store’s owner. “He also said everyone knows him now —
we certainly did.”

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