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July 23, 2012 - John Fluevog Shoes

After two hundred years of searching, John Fluevog has finally found the perfect retail space and location to open John Fluevog Washington D.C.! Aiming to have the doors open for the final run of election season (August 2012), JF DC will occupy a space on Wisconsin Avenue within historic Georgetown. Washington D.C. has long been a target city for John Fluevog Shoes as it has always held a special place in John's heart, especially after he was forced to flee the city when the British burned down his Ye Olde Fluevog Shoe Shoppe on High Street in 1812.

John Fluevog Washington D.C.


John's new Washington D.C. retail space is in a restored heritage building in Georgetown, built of clay bricks from the Potomac River that date back to the start of the last century. Reflecting John's positive and bright messages, the space will be completely Fluevogified with Pop Art inspired Shoe-Art and panels in bright, modern colours creating an interesting juxtaposition with historical Georgetown. The back room of the retail store, The Mens Department, is outfitted to resemble a retro-70's lounge with teak wood walls, leather couches, and velvet curtains, perfect for a relaxing shopping experience among the most unique shoes in the World. There is also a rumour that John has plans for a run at politics if the laws allow it (we know Arnold Schwarzenegger can find a loophole to run for the Oval Office 2016).

John Fluevog Washington D.C.

Known for its fashionable shopping and tasty restaurants, Georgetown is the perfect area for a stroll, as you wander down the cobblestones to have a bite, shop for unique shoes, or just hang out in the many pubs where history was written (and rewritten). One can even find the creepy staircase and recreate the ending to The Exorcist! Eeeek!

John Fluevog Washington D.C.


It certainly won't be long now, and we can't wait to finally open. See you in August!!

John Fluevog Washington D.C.


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 Jack White to the runways of high fashion. John Fluevog Shoes were recently named one of the world's most innovative companies in the fashion industry by creative business experts FastCompany, and New York's Museum of Modern Art showcased an image of Fluevog's footwear on both a calendars and postcards. Recently, John was named the BATA Shoe Museum's prestigious Shoe Person Of The Year Award.

John Fluevog est un designer et détaillant avant-gardiste indépendant de chaussures et d'accessoires qui se démarquent. Depuis 1970, John crée ,pour des personnes uniques, des chaussures uniques qui ont été vues partout, des pieds de Madonna et de Jack White aux défilés de haute couture. Les experts de la création de FastCompany ont récemment désigné John Fluevog Shoes comme l’une des entreprises les plus innovatrices au monde et le Musée d’art moderne de New York a présenté une photo de chaussures Fluevog dans un calendrier et sur une carte postale. John a remporté dernièrement le prestigieux prix Personnalité du domaine de la chaussure de l’année du BATA Shoe Museum.

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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