DISCOVER THE SECRET EVENT

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Outfit details:

Vionic Espadrilles c/o, Antonio Melani, Tory Burch Clutch (old, similar here), Sugarfix Earrings c/o

 

I had the absolute pleasure of partnering with Vionic, InStyle Magazine & Dillards to contribute my style expertise and serve as the onsite fashion stylist for their Discover the Secret Event in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale was the third stop of the #DiscoverTheSecret event tour (the kickoff was in New York co-hosted by Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam).

The Scottsdale event was co-hosted by InStyle’s Samantha Simon and Arizona Foothills Magazine’s Karah Van Kammen at Dillard’s in Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. I was available to contribute styling advice and meet and greet with the different attendees! Guests enjoyed braid and makeup stations, gift bags and more as we all discussed favorite style trends and shoes for spring. 

  Instyle’s Samantha Simon and AZ Foothills Magazine’s Karah Van Kammen discuss some of this year’s hottest trends for spring. (Photo by Jason Wise/Getty Images for InStyle)

Instyle’s Samantha Simon and AZ Foothills Magazine’s Karah Van Kammen discuss some of this year’s hottest trends for spring. (Photo by Jason Wise/Getty Images for InStyle)

  Here I am sharing style tips with guests, Maryelizabeth and Aly Rose. (Photo by Jason Wise/Getty Images for InStyle)

Here I am sharing style tips with guests, Maryelizabeth and Aly Rose. (Photo by Jason Wise/Getty Images for InStyle)

You're probably wondering, so what is "the secret", afterall the event is called "Discover the Secret". Well, the secret is quite simply that you do not have to forgo comfort for style when it comes to shoes, because Vionic provides both. There are so many cute options for Spring. Here are a few of my favorites. 

Shoes that are cute AND comfortable are THE BEST. With a busy schedule and always running around town with my four year old son, William, I need functional shoes that look and feel good. Nothing affects my mood faster than shoes that hurt.

These espadrilles and sneakers offer an orthopedic insole but you would never know it from looking at them. My feet have very high arches and I did suffer from plantar fasciitis in the past so I can really appreciate a stylish shoe that actually offers support. I notice the shoes in my closet that get worn the most are the functional and stylish ones. So I've started conciously investing more in shoes I know I will wear often as they are a better investment on a cost per wear basis.

xoxo,

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