Design Your Own Shoes: Lines That Help You Show Off Your Creativity

By admin | September 27, 2011

Photo: Lesley Choa

Photo: Lesley Choa

By: Melaina Gasbarrino

Imagine stepping into a shoe that not only perfectly forms to your feet but is one you designed, all while just staring at your laptop. The future of shoes is changing in that you will be able to custom design the style, color, and feel of your new kicks. It’s all about encouraging every person’s creativity and allows for a unique, personal twist on your next new pair of shoes. Read More


My Signature Shoe Collection for MOZO

By admin | September 27, 2011

MOZO shoes

We’ve featured numerous fashion articles on my site this month and how fashion relates to food. If MOZO shoes aren’t a great example of the combination of the two, then I don’t know what is! MOZO is an extraordinary line of high performance footwear designed, not only for chefs, but for all those who want comfort while working a high demand job on your feet. I’m honored to be a part of their latest collection called “Chef Cabinet.” Along with fellow Chefs Aaron Sanchez and Chris Cosentino, I worked with them to design my own line of signature chef shoes. Read More


Introducing My MOZO Shoe Line

By mahir | June 15, 2011


The Greek philosopher Plato called necessity the mother of invention.  I’ve definitely found this true working in a kitchen, there are always problems that need to be solved, and often chefs have to think on the spot to find a solution.  When it came to designing shoes for chefs, I knew that there were a lot of ways to improve on the time-honored shoe and make it timely.  I’m really excited Read More


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