Women’s Wear Daily
04.16.2014
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Beverly Feldman's Good Taste

The Spain-based designer on the worst and best fashions, plus her latest footwear line, Pinkie Madison.

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Beverly Feldman

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Pinkie Madison fall '14

Photo By courtesy of Beverly Feldman

Beverly Feldman has her hands full these days. The designer launched a new footwear label, Pinkie Madison, for spring '14, while running the bed and breakfast she opened earlier this year at home in Alicante, Spain. Pinkie Madison, a departure from Feldman's established namesake shoe and handbag collection, is aimed at a younger, edgier woman who "does not want to follow but leads with something new," Feldman said. She described the look of the made-in-Spain booties, heels and flats as "biker girl [with] lots of tough looks for day and sexy curved wedges for night." Pinkie Madison, priced at $190 and up, will be carried by Von Maur and independent boutiques across the U.S., starting in March. Feldman's favorite part of the launch process? "Thinking I was 28 again," she quipped.

Current celebrity crush:
"Fitz [played by Tony Goldwyn] on [ABC's] 'Scandal.'"

Least favorite trend:
"Baggy, layered clothes in neutral colors."

Secret to being a great hostess:
"Have enough staff, which includes a chef, waiters and a bartender, and only invite fun people."

Favorite fashion era:
"The 1950s — the most glamorous."

Beach versus ski vacation:
"The beach. I am a sunshine and palm tree girl."

Personal max for heel height:
"95 millimeters, and that's pushing it."

Best apparel designer:
"I am so classic. I still love Dolce & Gabbana. They know sexy casual better than anyone."

Hollywood dopplegänger:
"Obviously, Meryl Streep."

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