Kenneth Cole: Satisfying Women Below the Ankles

Kenny C debuts the impossible: a comfortable high-heel pump.

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Kenneth Cole was a busy man Thursday night, greeting his fans at his Michigan Avenue store.
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In fact, the line to meet the iconic fashion designer stretched down the block.
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Cole signed everything in sight, including shoes, ...
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... leather jackets, ...
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... ties, ...
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.. and his new book.
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The book, called Awearness, features essays from a number of famous people.
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Of course, many of his fans couldn't wait for a photo opp.
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But the big buzz was reserved for Cole's new line of shoes, the Kenneth Cole 9.2.5 Collection.
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The Silver Belle pump is getting most of the attention, because it's being dubbed the most comfortable high heel shoe ever.
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The new technology incorporate materials such as cork and foam to provide extra support and comfort.
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"(It is) the coolest, most comfortable shoe a woman will ever put on ... guaranteed," Cole said. "Finally a woman can look as good as she feels."
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Of course this was the perfect justification for the women in the store to try on some new shoes!
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While sipping champagne of course.
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Might as well throw a jacket into the mix, ...
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... and some dope sunglasses.
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Melissa Maynard, editor-in-chief of Factio Magazine, interviews Cole.
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Angelika Garris (second from right), founder and editor-in-chef of Moda Fashion Gazette poses with friends.
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Even the dudes got love for Kenneth Cole. Check out the new kicks for yourself at Kenneth Cole New York, 540 N. Michigan Ave, or online here.
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