Shoe shine

Shaw, Jessica
March 1996
Entertainment Weekly;3/29/96, Issue 320, p13
Makes observations about television and movie stars' influence on footwear trends. The interest stirred up by the two-toned shoes worn by Julia Louis-Dreyfus' character Elaine on `Seinfeld'; The popularity of Hush Puppies, influenced in part by Tom Hanks' character Forrest Gump wearing them in the movie of the same name; Complimentary Hush Puppies sent to the Academy Award nominees for Best (male) Actor and Best (male) Supporting Actor.


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