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Natalie Portman Saving the Earth One Vegan Shoe at a Time

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Actress Natalie Portman appeared at Soho shoe boutique Té Casan last night for the launch of her vegan footwear line. One fashion blogger reports:

As anyone with functioning eyeballs can tell, she was stunning. She was also quite petite but definitely not el grosso-looking. Anyway, she had on a pair of her own (duh) "Pippa" Mary Jane heels in red (each style starts with "P"). As much as I liked the faux patent leather Poppy heels, they're pretty freaking basic for $225. That extra scratch has got to fund the celebrity machine. Now, don't get me wrong, I can barely draw a cartoon shoe let alone create actual designer shoes (though I'm not sure how deeply she was involved in the technical areas of shoe making), but most of the shoes were a bit of a snooze. Nice and elegant (ostensibly like Natalie herself), but nothing to write home about...or pay two Benjamins for.
All quite true, but, from the store's website: "All of Portman’s proceeds will be donated to the Nature Conservancy, a non profit that works tirelessly to protect ecologically fragile lands and bodies of water." Um, yeah. We'll take two pairs?
· Natalie Portman For Te Casan [Fashion Binge]
· Celeb Designers [Racked]
· Natalie Portman for Té Casan [Té Casan]