Designer John Fluevog created a Dr. Bonnie Henry shoe for charity and it's so pretty
Designer John Fluevog is releasing a "Dr. Bonnie Henry" shoe for charity, and just like the B.C. Provincial Health Officer, the gorgeous shoe is both stylish and practical.
The celebrated Vancouver designer — whose shoes have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé and Madonna — is also giving all pre-sale proceeds from the shoe to Food Banks B.C.
The limited edition shoe features Fluevog's signature opretta heel. The contrast stitching, buckled strap and pink patent leather highlights are typical of the designer's playful style.
Henry's iconic phrase during her COVID-19 news conferences, "Be kind, be calm and be safe," will be printed on the footsock.
According to Fluevog, Henry is a big fan of his work — and the feeling is mutual.
"At times like these, we're so fortunate to have someone who is calm and comforting but direct, and positive but realistic, informing and educating us day to day," Fluevog said.
"To hear about and see that our admiration for Dr. Henry was mutual was just a beautiful cherry on top of an already great idea sundae."
Henry has served as the B.C. Provincial Health Officer for two years. She worked with the World Health Organization to control the Ebola outbreak in 2001, and worked as the operational lead in Toronto during the SARS outbreak.
Pre-sales for the Dr. Bonnie Henry shoe will begin next week.
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