Desiree Stimpert

Shoes expert Desiree Stimpert standing in front of collection of footwear.
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Desirée has been covering shoes for many years.


Recently dubbed the "shoe guru" in the Chicago Tribune, and often referred to as the "shoes maven" in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Desirée is frequently interviewed for her shoe expertise. In addition to being featured in Venus Zine, her opinions on footwear have been sought after for several publications including The Wall Street Journal, Woman's World, Atlantic City Weekly, and Footwear Plus magazine.

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