Shoes Galore with Sarah Jessica Parker as she unveils her SJP Collection in Houston
She sure could be your favorite girlfriend, that was the impression I got when Sex and the City fame Sarah Jessica Parker was in Houston at the Nordstrom retail store in the Galleria mall to promote and unveil her latest shoe line SJP Collection.
It was media frenzy affair, while fans waited in line for hours to meet the celebrity. Sarah Jessica Parker certainly looked more beautiful and youthful in person and her classic smile and very friendly attitude made everyone feel good. The celebrity wore a Tracy Reese dress and of course SJP shoes.
With only 10 minutes with media folks, Sarah wanted to maximize her time with her fans and customer base. She shook hands with each and every SJP customer, what made an impression was when she ran up to a lady in a wheelchair, kneeled down to give her a hug and signed an autograph. “When I travel, it’s a way for me to convey my gratitude,” Parker said. “I learn a lot from my fans and love to listen to their stories.” My friend and Houston based fashionista Christina Zhou stood in the line to meet the actress/designer and she was overjoyed. “She is so approachable and that makes her so charming. Sarah Jessica Parker was thrilled to see my shoe closet, she lives to hear from her fans,” added Zhou.
While in Houston, Texas she stayed at the St. Regis and gorged on her favorite Tex-Mex food at Ninfas and also did the ALS ice-bucket challenge. Just like her warm personality, the SJP Collection is very practical and comfortable, sky-high stilettos and prices ranging from $285 to $695. The line is exclusive to Nordstrom as Parker partnered with San Antonio native and president of Manolo Blahnik, George Malkemus, on the SJP Collection. Parker’s role as Carrie Bradshaw on ‘Sex and the City’ helped make the Manolo Blahnik shoe famous, and made her a style icon.
Now I am eagerly waiting to see the attitude of Bollywood stars when they visit Houston next week – SLAM! The Tour with names like Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padhukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Malika Arora and others.
Photos by Images By Sonya