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Born and raised in Montreal Canada with a Fine Arts education, Melissa Auf der Maur (MAdM) spent 1994-1999 as a member, songwriter and bass player of Hole, culminating in the Grammy and Billboard nominated album "Celebrity Skin" (Geffen Records). In 2000 she joined the Smashing Pumpkins for their Farewell World Tour.

In 2004, MAdM released her debut solo album, "Auf der Maur", on Capitol Records / EMI. She toured Europe and North America for over a year in support of the self-titled album and sold almost 200,000 copies worldwide. MAdM's artistic journey has taken her through various art forms. Her photography has been published in Spin, Elle, Nylon and American Photo among others, and exhibited internationally. (She has toured and collaborated with bands and members of QOTSA, Marilyn Manson, The Cure, Indochine, NIN, Muse, Ryan Adams, Ric Ocasek and more.)

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SEPT. 28, 2010 - John Fluevog Shoes

During a design meeting for Fall 10, John drew a 3 inch heeled boot inspired by famous rock'n'roll ladies. Someone at the Grand Table said "we should name a boot after our beloved Canadian rockstar Melissa Auf der Maur." An unanimous cheer erupted at Fluevog HQ and thus the Auf der Maur boot was born. 

Fast forward to Fall 2010, when the boot was released Melissa Auf der Maur caught wind of the honored boot during her world tour and immediately contacted John to declare her thankfulness, during which Melissa offered to perform at John's glorious all-glass flagship store in Vancouver.

Promoting her new project Out Of Our Minds at the Pacifique Cinema, Melissa will perform at the John Fluevog Design Studio in Gastown at 3pm on Tuesday September 28th.

Please contact us if you would like to attend a special Press Q & A with Melissa at the Fluevog Design Studios.

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The Auf Der Maur is a Canadian born boot with ciclone pull-up leathers, a side zipper, three straps and buckles, that guarantees you a good time out of your mind.

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ABOUT JOHN FLUEVOG:
John Fluevog is an independent designer and retailer of forward-thinking footwear and accessories. Since 1970 he has been steadfast in creating unique soles for unique souls that have been seen everywhere from the feet of Madonna and the Scissor Sisters to the runways of high fashion. Fluevogs were recently named one of the world’s most innovative companies in the fashion industry by creative business experts Fast Company, and have been voted Shoes of the Year too many times to mention. Additionally, John recently spoke at the L'Oreal Melbourne International Fashion Festival and has just opened The New Worldwide Flagship John Fluevog Shoes Store and Fluevog Design Offices in Vancouver, Canada.

À PROPOS DE JOHN FLUEVOG :
John Fluevog est un designer indépendant et un détaillant de chaussures qui se démarquent. Depuis 1970 il crée des chaussures uniques qui ajoutent de la personnalité à celui ou celle qui les porte, et ce, de façon constante. Ses créations ont été vues partout - allant des pieds de Madonna et des membres du groupe Scissor Sisters aux défilés de la haute couture. La revue Wired Magazine a d'ailleurs récemment donné la mention «WIRED» aux chaussures Fluevogs! De plus, John a récemment été invité au Festival international de la mode l'Oréal de Melbourne et au Salon de l'habitation et du design de Vancouver.

Press-ready photos available upon request. For more information or to talk to John contact:
Photos de presse disponibles. Pour plus d'informations ou pour une entrevue avec John Fluevog :

Stephen Fluevog
phone 604-688-2879 x226
   
email stephen@fluevog.com
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