New and Oh So Improved

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On the heels of this week’s highly-publicized Face Book redesign, In Her Shoes is proud to announce our own digital facelift. For over a year now, I’ve been dying to create a new aesthetic for the site. A busy life and heavy work load slowed down the process and before I knew it, the blog was approaching its two year anniversary with the same old design. Determined not to let the past dictate my future, I reached out to blog designer extraordinaire, Luvvie, to help me get this redesign project off the ground – once and for all.

Fast forward to December 7th, 2010. I’m feeling like a soon-to-be-mother preparing for child birth as Luvvie gears up to unveil the new site to the blogosphere. As fate would have it, a publicity opportunity I’ve been pursuing for almost a year materializes on the very day that we’ve decided shut down the blog and go into “site maintenance ” mode. Greeeeeat. Perfect way to leave a positive first impression with the site’s readers. Oh well, what can you do?

More than just another pretty face, the In Her Shoes redesign represents the end of an era for this little blog of mine. Today my site blossoms from a young girl to a grown and undeniably confidant woman. In Her Shoes has allowed me to cross paths with countless über-talanted and ambitious ladies across the globe. It has also enabled me to shine light on women and their businesses and inspire other females eager to walk in their shoes. I’m beyond blessed to have this opportunity to build and nurture an initiative I’m so passionate about while empowering women on the rise.

Huge thanks to Elsa Mahery (photographer and graphic designer for the new In Her Shoes banner) as well as Kamari Guthrie, Michi Chassagne and Ashaki Ward – my lovely foot models for the shoot!

P.S.

The unexpected publicity I referenced above was provided by iconoculture. As one of the top consumer intelligence companies, iconoculture recognized In Her Shoes for taking networking to the next level by providing a “smart and sassy” online community for women entrepreneurs. Click here for the entire story.

The sky is not our limit,

*r

As a New York City beauty PR strategist, Renae Bluitt created "In Her Shoes" to empower and enlighten women committed to realizing their dreams.

Molaundo says:

I love In Her Shoes’ new sleek, dynamic design and vibrant color palette. Well done! I’m looking forward to seeing In Her Shoes rise to even greater heights and being a part of the process. :)

Renae says:

Thanks for the love, everyone! I’m super excited about the redesign and look forward to taking the blog to the next level (with your support) in 2011. Happy holidays!

*r

Congratulations!!!! I’ve been a reader since I’ve come onto the blog scene! Good to see things are moving forward successfully!

Shalom!

Love the newness!! Congrats Renae!! Continued success in your IHS endeavors! Big hugs..

Team Funky Fanny’s

This is my first time seeing the site (I follow luvvie and just saw her tweet) but I think this new site layout is fab! I can’t wait to check out the rest of the site.

Kadé

Wyletter says:

Very nice. Love the new look.

Pamela says:

Love the new look. Amazing talent and so proud of you! Love ya.

The sky, a limit?! If that was so we would be ignoring stars! I love the look. *soul clap*

Luvvie says:

I’m really glad to see folks love the new design! Glad to be a part of the facelift!

Larvetta says:

LOOKS phenomenal! Your steps are by ordered by God so don’t expect anything less than excellence! Love IHS and the vision behind it…much love!

Good look Renae, congrats on the blog face lift

T.Hood says:

I like it a lot! Great job Renae (and In Her Shoes)!

Michi says:

LOOKING GOOD, Renae! I’m so proud of you & the steps you’ve taken with IHS. Here’s to a colorful future with endless opportunities. xoxo

Rasu says:

Love the new design. It’s clean, smooth navigation, and professional. Long awaited, and worth it! Kudos Nae!

Peace

Trizonna says:

Looking good IHS!