Luxury shoe designer Ruthie Davis

Luxury shoe designer Ruthie Davis

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When it comes to the luxury shoe industry, a new kid is in town and her name is Ruthie Davis.

Ruthie is the only American female luxury shoe designer in the industry. Her shoes are sold in more than 35 countries and worn by Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and other stars. Plus major national magazines Lucky, Cosmo, Elle and Glamour have all taken notice.

Ruthie says she's loved shoes for as long as she can remember.

A former employee of Reebok, Ruthie has made her shoes sexy and sporty at the same time.

Ruthie graduated from Babson with a degree in marketing and entrepreneurship. Then she landed a job at Reebok, where she got a good foundation before branching out on her own.

It's easy to see the sporty influence in her heels. There are tons of bright colors and interesting shapes.

One shoe has a giant cutout. One pair was inspired by the fashion capitals of the world.

Ruthie's shoes are known for being sexy and comfortable. They're high but they're sturdy.

Recently inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Ruthie practices what she preaches. Check out her heels named after her home state, Connecticut.

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