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Working Designer Wednesday: Botanical Shoes & Purses by Francoise Weeks

Feb 22, 2012

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Francoise Weeks designs some of the most amazing botanical shoes and purses I’ve ever seen. I love the details and asked  Francoise if she would mind me sharing her new video with you…which showcases her botanical shoes. She is always so gracious and eager to share her knowledge with fellow designers. So, take a look at this video that her photographer/friend, Joni Shimabukuro, helped create…

Here are a few more of my favorites…

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image via Joni Shimabukuro

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image via David Barss Photography

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image via Jessica Hill Photography

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image via Jessica Hill Photography

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image via Jessica Hill Photography

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image via Elijah Park Photography

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image via Joni Shimabukuro

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image via Joni Shimabukuro


image via Joni Shimabukuro

If you love these designs, you should check out Francoise’s Botanical Couture Workshop schedule.I always hear rave reviews from those who attend her workshops.

Happy Wednesday!



  1. bloom boxx

    February 22nd, 2012 at 1:34 pm

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  2. bloom boxx

    February 22nd, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    So stunning. So FUN! I love these. Thank you so much for sharing. Your blog is terrific!


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