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Stuart Weitzman 

Stuart Weitzman is practically synonymous with great shoes. Would it surprise you to learn that young Weitzman’s first shoe sketches were torn to pieces by his prospective employer?

In this episode of storymark℠, host Gil Galanos steps inside Weitzman’s world, uncovering the surprising ways he changed the women’s shoe industry, including the use of diamonds and a killer marketing strategy. As he reflects on his life journey, Weitzman offers up his best career advice.

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storymark is hosted by Gil Galanos. Our Producer is Elie Bleier. Our Associate Producer is Rebekah Sebastian. Our Editor is Zev Levi.

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