Ruthie Davis known as the "All American" shoe designer. Her shoes our strong, powerful and darn right sexy!
Hailing from lovely Connecticut and a graduate of Maine's Bowdain College with a degree in Visual Arts. Davis retained her MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts.
Ruthie launched her career at Reebok. She re-invented the brand with charismatic designs. Appealing to eclectic taste of the fashion buyer. She brought a flair and funk to the brand.
Her stay at Reebok was rewarding and demonstrated that she had a vision.
With that she decided to take Ugg Austrialia up on their offer to give the brand a needed jolt.
Davis would revolutionize how sheep skin boots were utilized. She turned the Ugg surfer boot into a cult trending item. The Ugg boot was now being worn all year around.
No longer an accessory for the winter, but a boot that could be worn with shorts, skirts and dresses even in 90 degree weather. The boots were comfortable, cute and cool. Every hot Hollywood actress was sporting Uggs and which made every girl want to wear the sheepskin cuties.
Her next employer was Tommy Hilfiger where she headed the women's footwear division. She created and started Tommy girl shoes a new division for the company.
In 2006 the Ruthie Davis line was launched. With her architectural shapes and mixture of quality materials she shoes offer a fusion of power and sensuality.
Her line caught the attention of the fashion elite and global clientele.
Ruthie's shoes ideas are conceived in New York and produced in Italy. Every sketch is done by Davis. She is the creative genius behind her detailed construction. Her shoes are worned by Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Penelope Cruz. She did a pair of custom shoes for Blue-Ivy daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jay-Z.
The New Britain Museum of American Art exhibited her shoe designs. Her shows featured sexy appeal without trying to hard.
They represent a strong woman who knows what she wants and is not afraid to grab it.
Ruthie is one of the 20 global shoe designers asked to create on the collaborative Swarovski capsule collection.
This collection was shown in Beijing, China September 2012. A major honor for any designer especially a relativity new designer.
Ruthie believes that every woman should be able to showcase her professional side along with her tender side.
" I want woman to know they don't have to compromise their femininity to be successful." she stated.