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Anna Wintour Reveals the Surprising Shoes Tabitha Simmons Used to Wear to Go Clubbing

Tabitha Simmons has had quite the year.
She got married, had a baby and worked on a number of big-name collaborations including Brock Collection and Johanna Ortiz — even launching the latest footwear collection under her namesake brand.
The shoe designer is accepting the coveted Designer of the Year Award tonight at the 2018 FNAAs — and she didn’t hold back when speaking with FN in an interview before the ceremony.
“I’ve been wanting this award for so long — I can’t tell you. I’m so excited,” Simmons gushed.
Introducing the talent was Vogue editor-in-chief and Condé Nast artistic director Anna Wintour, who took a trip down memory lane to share a personal story about her close friend. (Simmons also works at Vogue as a contributing editor.)
“Years ago, Tabitha and [model and singer-songwriter] Karen Elson shared an apartment in New York — and like most young women in the city, they liked to go out,” Wintour began.
“Tabitha would then dance all night at various Manhattan clubs. She danced in a pair of ragged white Victorian ice skates. She wore them like a pair of comfortable and practical biker boots — never batting an eyelid or complaining that her feet were hurting or even acknowledging that

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