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Step Up & Step Out – A Designer Shoe Sale for the Mind, Body and Sole


Step Up & Step Out
a designer shoe sale for the mind, body and sole
Saturday, September 26

10:00 a.m. Champagne Brunch & Preview Sale
1:00-4:00 p.m. Shoe Sale

W Hotel New York
541 Lexington Avenue, New York

The day features:

A star-studded Champagne Brunch and private preview sale
Designer shoes from top brands offered at 50% off retail prices with proceeds supporting Step Up’s charitable programs
Activity lounges offering interactive experiences and benefits

Host Committee
Christine Beauchamp, president, Ann Taylor Stores
Stacey Bendet, founder & designer, Alice + Olivia
Monica Botkier, creative director, Botkier
Wendy Chang, creator, Pantina Cosmetics, Inc.
Lauren DeCarlo, senior editor, MANHATTAN Magazine
Tinamarie Feil, president, client services, BMC Group, Inc.
Sara Holoubek, consultant & columnist,
Lida Orzeck, CEO & co-founder, Hanky Panky
Taryn Rose, M.D., founder, Taryn Rose International
Anne Russell, editor-in-chief, VIVmag
Bobbie Thomas, DSW style expert

Gold Sponsor

Diller von Furstenberg Family Foundation
Silver Sponsor

Hanky Panky
Featuring Shoes From…

Chinese Laundry
Manolo Blahnik
Sergio Rossi
Stella McCartney
And Activity Lounges Including…

Strike a pose at Shoe Are You? With DSW Fall 2009 collection from the new design team at Ann Taylor
Group Fitness Classes by Equinox Fitness Clubs
Revitalizing foot massages with Orna Skincare

Stay in the city as W Hotels’ VIP guest. Your experience includes:

2 shoe sale tickets
Bliss Softening Sock Salve to keep your feet designer shoe-ready
2 cool cocktails for post-shopping fun
And a wonderful room you’ll love starting from $269
Book your hotel stay now or call 1.877.822.0000 and reference rate plan STEPUP to make your reservation.

Ticket Sales

Step Up Member: Shoe Sale Ticket – $25
Step Up Non-Member: Shoe Sale Ticket – $50
Step Up Member: Champagne Brunch, Preview Sale & VIP Gift Bag – $325
Step Up Non-Member: Champagne Brunch, Preview Sale & VIP Gift Bag – $375
Become a member of Step Up to enjoy all of our member benefits,
including these special rates.

Ensure your company is involved: For information on corporate exposure opportunities, please contact Alissa Zito, director of marketing & communications.

Please contact Step Up at or 646.833.3021.

About Step Up Women’s Network:

Step Up Women’s Network is a national nonprofit membership organization dedicated to strengthening community resources for women and girls. With chapters in New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago, Step Up has more than 50,000 supporters nationwide. Through teen empowerment programs for underserved girls, women’s health education and advocacy, professional mentorship, and social networking opportunities, we educate and activate our members to ensure that women and girls have the tools they need to create a better future.

About DSW, Inc:

DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear specialty retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men. As of May, 2009, DSW operated 304 stores in 38 states and operated an e-commerce site, DSW also supplied footwear to 363 leased locations in the United States. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit

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Glasgow October 20, 2010 at 12:27 pm

That is so very true and of course its one area where the size of your body does not matter. Shoes do not judge

Lasdies shoes October 20, 2010 at 6:57 am

Ladies feel incomplete without beauty accessories. They like to pay proper attention to their attire and shoes no doubt form an important part.


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