Kerry Washington’s Obsession With Shoes Started at 10 Years Old

Kerry Washington isn’t afraid to admit that she loves, or better yet is “obsessed” with, shoes. At the Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars Gala on Oct. 26, the “Scandal” star shared tidbits on the accessory she considers the most important part of an outfit with Footwear News.
“I have so many,” said Washington when recalling her fondest shoe memory.
She continued, “When I was a little girl, I begged my mother to take flamenco lessons at the Boys and Girls Club. And looking back, mostly I wanted to take flamenco because you got to wear these little red high heels, and I was, like, 10. So, my love affair with shoes started a long time ago.”
Kerry Washington was honored with the Lord & Taylor Fashion Oracle award at the FGI Night of Stars Gala.
Washington was honored with the the Lord & Taylor Fashion Oracle Award, which was presented to her by Elle fashion director Samira Nasr, who is one of her style inspirations.
“She’s the very first stylist I ever worked with before she was fancy editor at Elle magazine. I called my friend Tracee Ellis Ross and was like ‘I need to learn more about this whole fashion landscape,’ and she introduced Samira

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