Saturday, April 14, 2012

Maloof's stilts

If, like me, you are a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills tragic, then you already love this woman.

Even after Adrienne Maloof gave away a significant hoard of her prized footwear (featured on the show) the woman still has enough shoes to fill a large closet, estimating she has around four or five hundred pairs.

A New Mexico native, Maloof earned a full scholarship to the University of New Mexico as one of the country’s top tennis players and received her degree in political science.

Adrienne moved to Beverly Hills from New Mexico over fifteen years ago. She works with her four brothers and mother on a number of family businesses including the Sacramento Kings, The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Maloof Productions, Maloof Music and Maloof Money Cup. The family's 150-year-old business employs 5,000 people through its various properties. Apparently she initially had zero interest when Bravo came knocking for The Real Housewives until she realized the potential reach and the new found markets she could tap into.

One of her most recent business endeavors is Adrienne Maloof by Charles Jourdan, a capsule collection of footwear produced by the iconic brand Charles Jourdan, which showcases Adrienne’s design acumen. The line was launched in December 2011 and is available in major department stores and boutiques nationwide in the USA.


Shop Adrienne Maloof shoes now.

(Image Credit: WWD - Robert Mitra)

@traceygillinder would like to apologize for cheating on Shoe Addict readers. Forgive me? Then check out the new Brisbane Times Plus One Column!

Bookmark and Share

Follow Tracey on Twitter @