Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Life & Style

Stuart Weitzman brings in Zoe Saldana to be his new face

Shoe magnate Weitzman waves goodbye to his long term model Kate Moss and has welcomed Avatar star Zoe Saldana as her replacement.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

"Mr. Turner" Premiere - The 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Stuart Weitzman, owner of one of the world’s leading shoe designing, manufacturing and retailing company has ended his long-term business association with UK supermodel Kate Moss, bringing in film actress Zoe Saldana to be the new face ( and foot) for his summer advertising campaign.

Ms. Saldana, best known to film lovers for her part in the semi animated James Cameron movie “Avatar ” will be featured in the “Stuart Weitzman”  summer advertising campaign, which, according to reports, was shot entirely  in black-and-white, in an unnamed location in Los Angeles.

In the three-minute long  advertising clip, Zoe Saldana certainly makes her mark in her first campaign as the new face of Stuart Weitzman, as she struts her stuff  in a cutout black bathing suit, wearing a pair of Weitzman sandals  to the tune of Jamiroquai’s 2007  hit “Feel So Good”, ending the clip by diving into the swimming pool, sandals and all.

Saldana  recently signed up to be a  brand ambassador for make-up and beauty giant L’Oreal Paris.

Kate Moss Celebrates  Flagship Store Opening Designed By Zaha Hadid

Stuart Weitzman was born and raised in the town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, where his father, Seymour Weitzman, owned a shoe factory.

After completing high school Weitzman graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963. When Stuart’s father passed away in 1965, Stuart, along with his older brother, Warren took over the running of the business, with the younger Weitzman taking on all aspects of shoe design and production.

The Weitzman brothers built the family shoe business, Seymour’s Shoes into a highly successful concern before selling it to a Spanish company in 1972, although Stuart’s shoe designing skills were retained by the new buyers.

More that twenty years later, Stuart Weitzman bought back control of the business, retaining the production units in Spain. Since then Stuart Weitzman brand of shoes is because become synonymous with luxury and good taste.

Weitzmann markets his products through 103 stores situated throughout the World as well as three websites. In September 2013, Weitzman opened a Milan flagship store on Via Sant’Andrea.




You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.