In her groundbreaking new book, BE THE SHOE, Kathy Kelada uses her talents as an educator, coach, personal shopper, and comedic actress to interpret every shoe lover’s distinctive personality.
Kathy’s early career is highlighted by her business Born to Shop, named by Los Angeles Magazine as the best shopping service in Los Angeles, it produced and appeared in shopping and gift guide stories for featured segments on network television. She eventually went on to earn an MEd degree from Antioch University in New England, and later worked with the Women’s Health Resource Center at Dartmouth College. Bringing together her accumulated expertise into a now thriving life coaching practice, Kathy helps Hollywood celebrities and everyday men and women empower themselves to reach their life goals.
BE THE SHOE is her fun, insightful, and glamorous new way of unlocking the secrets of personality. It provides women with a fresh perspective into their lives and inspires them to achieve their personal goals with ease, style, and the right pair of shoes!
BE THE SHOE features elegant illustrations by Bridget Davies, whose fine art and commissioned works have appeared on cards, framed prints, and a series of plates and platters at Anthropologie stores in the US and Europe.
Bridget taught fashion and illustration in Milan, and worked there as an embroiderer and designer for a number of years. Upon her return to the UK, she resumed painting and illustrating as a freelance artist. While the range of Bridget’s work extends across various subjects, her pieces on fashion depict a uniquely attuned affinity for style.
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