Please join us in welcoming Etu Evans to The Best Ever You Show. Etu Evans, shoe designer to the stars, is a creator of bespoke footwear that seemingly makes clothes optional. The former behavioral therapist turned shoe therapist, indulges his elite clientele with caviar, exotic elixirs and stimulating foot massages.
He established Etu Evans, LLC in 1993, designing millinery and jewelry and has since expanded to include footwear and accessories. Evans continues to leave footprints on runways of 7th on 6th fashion shows and his designs have adorned the soles of Halle Berry, Beyonce, Tyra Banks, Iman, Lil’ Kim, Danny Glover and Erykah Badu, to name a few. He has been featured on the Hottest Designer segment of The View, VH1’s The Fabulous Life of Tyra Banks, America’s Next Top Model, Good Morning America, Fox 5’s Good Day New York and Access Hollywood.
In 1998, the gifted and enigmatic intellectual founded the Solesville Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people get on their feet through shoe drives/repair/redistribution, and philanthropic efforts for Children living with AIDS/HIV. Solesville is committed to its motto “Saving soles one step at a time.” Solesville donates shoes to Africa, South America, the Caribbean and the United States to prevent infectious diseases acquired through foot lesions. Evan’s magnificent obsession is to connect the village of Harlem to the villages of Africa to create The Etu Evans Pediatric, AIDS, and Podiatry Hospital. For more information, visit www.solesville.net. Mr. Evans also founded the Purple Boot Initiative, a scientifically CABAS based mentoring, fatherhood initiative, and leadership case study for boys ages 7-11 at the Harlem Day Charter School, and the Indian Head Elementary School in Maryland. To view “Little Obamas….creating steps to greatness” log onto www.purpleboot.org for Etu’s next footprints.