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Red Pump of the Week #10

Hey peeps! I’m not sure how the weather is in your neck of the woods, but here in Chi town it’s been all about the rain lately. This of course led me to think of rain boots to get through those puddles. I know when I wear mine I tend to get a kick out [...]

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by Sandra DavisClue #1: Sesa Wo Suban, the West African Adinkra symbol above represents life transformation, is the logo for what Dallas, Texas based HIV/AIDS Organization?Clue #2: This organization name comes from the feminine word in Swahili for health and wellness?If you said the Afiya Center for HIV Prevention & Reproductive Justice, then you are [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week #9

Recently I’ve gained a love for suede shoes whether it be pumps or boots. This week we’re going to put a twist on “Blue Suede Shoes” & do a pair of Red Suede Shoes!I came across this pair on Shoes.com & instantly loved the classic style. The heel is not too high or too low, [...]

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by Sandra DavisDo you have a favorite outfit or pair of shoes? Yeah, you do. That perfect outfit that complements your flaming red pumps. Now, answer this question: Do you have a favorite HIV/AIDS organization? An organization whose mission it is to eradicate and/or alleviate the suffering caused by HIV and AIDS.As Red Pump Fashionistas [...]

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The Power of One…

On September 18, 2009, I sat in my office, and drafted an e-mail to send to all of my colleagues asking for their support in the fight against AIDS/HIV. As you all may or may not know, on October 3, 2009 is the Annual AIDS/HIV walk/run and Red Pump Chicago will be participating. On September [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week #8

Now that summer is officially over although I would argue that it never OFFICIALLY began in Chicago, it is time to pick up our fall “must haves”. I’m going to take a wild guess and say that on almost everyone’s list is a pair of booties. If so, why not make them a red pair!Below [...]

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Why I Rock the Red Pump

by Christina Dogbey (Red Pump ambassador for Philadelphia, PA)You mean besides the fact I look amazing in red pumps? I rock the red pump because it matters.It matters that women and girls are the fastest growing demographic of new HIV/AIDS cases.It matters that in this group, women and girls of color are disproportionately over-represented.It matters [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week #7

The feature shoes for this week are perfect for the professional woman. Nothing says “workplace appropriate” like a patent leather upper and a heel height less than 4 inches. However, I love the fact that both pairs would be also work well with a pair of jeans. Versatility is SO key in this economy.The Layla [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week #6

This week’s post is dedicated to the clog and aptly entitled “Double Dutch”.I’m typically not a fan of clogs since majority of the time I feel like the only way to work them into my wardrobe is if I had a closet full of traditional Dutch clothing. However, these 2 pairs can be worked into [...]

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Red Pumps of the Week #5

For the last chapter of the ‘CrazySexyCool’ series, I’m focusing on the Cool factor. Usually, I feature two shoes. However, this week’s feature is one shoe that serves a dual purpose.The (CONVERSE)Red Chuck Taylor Hi is an extremely cool sneaker that also allows the purchaser to contribute the Global Fund to Fight AIDS. In addition [...]

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