All About Elle Strauss, Shopbop's NYC Fashion Director

Elle Strauss, Fashion Director of the mecca of online shopping,, gave us the scoop on her all favorite things. Keep up with this entire week as they showcase spring's most covetable accessory trends and designers. And we all know that every show stopping outfit starts first with a fabulous pair of shoes, so don't miss the Marie Claire SHOES FIRST day on this Friday!


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    Elle Strauss

    Is there a particular pair of shoes that you find yourself reaching for over and over again when the weekend rolls around? 
    My black converse. I'm a mum so there's no room for heels on a weekend.

    One of my first accessory memories is of slap bracelets in the early nineties. Do you have a particular accessory trend that stands out in your mind from your childhood?
    Oh gosh—for me it was my slouchy leather ankle booties in purple – no idea where my mum found those beauties. Gotta love the '80s!

    What was your most recent shoe splurge?
    Alexander Wang kitten heels – never thought I’d do a kitten heel again (especially being 5'1" I need all the help I can get, but I’m obsessed.


    Tibi Skirt; Edmundo Castillo Shoes, $995;; 3.1 Phillip Lim Bag; $1,295,; Cynthia Rowley Short Sleeve Crop Top, $250;

    Courtesy of Shopbop
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