Jane Aldridge [ first television interview] is calm, composed and at home [literally].Her CV includes 'Teen Vogue' and 'French Glamour,' and hundreds of blogs, whose readers track her every footstep--Jane is unfazed, but not immune to scrutiny.This featurette includes shiny 'boot-y' from her closet[recognizable to readers of 'Sea of Shoes'--her industry-watched blog, described here as, 'One of the most popular blogs on the Internet'].Most hits in a day? [61,000].Kanye West 'boot-y call'?[Yes, but not what you're thinking. rapper, turned fashion maven/SOS fan was all 'bout business.]Got shoes? Affirmative!Exotic, avant-garde; always chic; impossible to see this side of Paris [France, not Texas], Jane's shoes artfully parked in their own showroom, her bedroom closet.[I have witnessed grown women, teenage girls, and not a few men comment SOS, combining bliss, agony, deep-green envy, and obeisant supplication, with the rare Jerry Springer-reject thrown in for kicks.]This three-minute clip [accompanied by awful techno], conceived as an 'human interest peek into Jane's closet,' finds Jane flipping absurdity into Zen pancakes.Jane, with insight beyond her years, and an easy Texas laugh appropriate to them [due in part to her mother, Judy--former model, current retailer: 'Atlantis Vintage' atlantis] credits Mom for inspiration and early initiation by Kabuki.
Cocksure, not cocky, Jane [with a twinkle] begins, 'If I were a shoe...,' selecting a chic '09 Alaïa 'Maryjane on Steroids' and anthropomorphizing it with only a modicum of detectable bullshit into that which would normally define superfluity, but which here transforms a teenage puff-piece, tabled in Dallas, into a real fashion remote from Trophy Club, where suburban student Jane turns into 'Shoesea' Superhero--"Shoenami J"!