Girl power: Rev. Run's daughters introduce new line of footwear.
Designing is in the genes for Angela and Vanessa Simmons, daughters of Joseph Simmons Joseph Lloyd Simmons (born November 14, 1964) is one of the founding members of hip hop group Run-D.M.C.. He is known as DJ Run, Joey Simmons or Rev Run, which is a play on his religious title. a.k.a Rev. Run, the rapperturned-reality show star and co-owner of Run Athletics, with $4 million in sales in 2006. The two have launched a new company that features playful, trendy footwear for young women.
"We wanted to create a sneaker for girls by girls," said Vanessa, 23, who helped design the shoes, which are manufactured by Run Athletics, with her sister.
The fashion company, dubbed Pastry Footwear, debuted in March with colorful, mid-priced athletic shoes, carrying tasty names such as Chocolate Mousse, Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake is a licensed character owned by American Greetings, originally used in greeting cards and expanded to include dolls, posters, and other products. , Red Velvet, and Sprinkles.
Initial sales figures sales figures npl → cifras fpl de ventas were not available, but the shoes sell for $64.99 and are available at Against All Odds, Sneaker Villa, and Underground Station stores.
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3. Angela, 19, the designers hope to someday make their footwear part of a full fashion line of clothing, makeup and perfume. "Our dad plays a really big role. We don't do business without talking to Noun 1. talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
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