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Frida Hartley Women's Shelter

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Frida Hartley Women's Shelter

Since it is the season of giving and Sam Star Shoes has had a successful 2017,we wanted to give back to the community. After doing some research, Sam Star Shoes came across a women's charity organisation,called Frida Hartley Shelter, that resonated with the Sam Star Shoes brand. The Frida Hartley Shelter aims to not only shelter women and their children in need but it aims to empower them. Homeless women with/without children are welcome to find shelter at the Frida Hartley home where they will be cared for, fed and can find much needed rehabilitation. The women are usually housed...

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Behind the Scenes with French Vogue Photographer: PATRICK DE MERVELEC

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Behind the Scenes with French Vogue Photographer: PATRICK DE MERVELEC

Do you know what goes on behind the scenes of a photoshoot? Firstly you have to be an admin guru to make sure you have the perfect location booked, hire a model to fit your brand aesthetic, coordinate what the model will be wearing and of course last but not least you have to book a brillaint photographer. Luckily for Sam ,owner of Sam Star Shoes, she came to meet Patrick De Mervelec. Patrick a passionate 72 year old Parisian photographer, now based in South Africa has a wealth of experience in many phoographic industries including the fashion industry. Notibly,...

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Who is Sam Star*?

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Who is Sam Star*?

Sam Star* shoes is an exclusive ladies leather footwear collection. They are designed in South Africa by Sam Lin the designer. We offer limited edition shoes for ladies looking for unique and high fashion shoes. Each style is only about 80-120  pair per colour per style in the country. So they are exclusive. For most women, we prefer to be unique, one of the kind,  I have designed all the shoes in South Africa with my heart and soul and inspired by our dynamic streets culture all the way to international runways. Sam star shoes has been featured many times on the magazine from marie Claire...

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