Lauren Conrad's Next Design Step: Shoes!

04/28/2008 at 12:33 PM ET

Clark Samuels/startraks

Lauren Conrad only recently made her L.A. Fashion Week runway debut, but the young fashion designer isn’t content to sit on her success. In fact, the Hills star is thinking of expanding her line into a mini fashion empire. At the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Saturday in Washington, D.C, guys weren’t the only thing Lauren was dishing about. She tells PEOPLE that while none of her new ventures are set in stone, “It’s expanding in fashion…maybe shoes. It’s a problem. I definitely have a closet dedicated to [shoes].” Cute flats and killer heels would be the perfect addition to her girly dress line. Tell us: Do you think Lauren should add shoes to her design collection?

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Ohioan on

What could Lauren Conrad add to the world of shoes that’s not already out there? Her clothing isn’t even original.

Marian on

Definitely yes! I really love her cloth line and I will love her shoes collection. Go for it!

Kim v on

Ditto to what Ohioan said. Her clothes are boring, I’m sure her shoes will be too.

patty on

I agree with Kim her close are very boring and don’t the hollywood preppies make enough money that they all have to start there own clothing line ?

Becky on

She is a really great designer. I know I would buy her shoes since I buy her clothes! Bring it.

melissa on

shes needs more expirience..her clothes suck and so will her shoes

Kate on

Definitely not. The clothes in her collection are overpriced and shapeless pieces of rag and I’m pretty sure the shoes will be as hideous. I mean, i think Lauren seems like a sweet girl but she should leave designing for others who have something to give.

Tobey on

Venture, venture, venture to your hearts content Lauren. Most people will have negative comments but if designers paid attention to them, they would not be where they are today.

danielle on

I think that she should take some cues from some really expensive high fashion designers and make them her own, market them for a cheaper price. Sort of like an ode to her favorite designers. I love really artsy shoes but cheaper brands don’t even bother to make anything pop.

SHe could:
1.) Make a shoe with an orange sole
2.) Thong sandals with beading or rhinestones
3.) A shoe with a really funky heel, maybe shaped like the Eiffel Tower
4.) Flats that have little locks on one and little keys on the other
5.) Ombre flats in patent leather
6.)Simple black heels and flats piped in colors like orange, red, blue, yellow, and green
7.)Canvas floral platforms
8.)Sandals with natural fibers like cotton rope, straw, twine and raffia with cute charms on them

Anna on

No. Her clothes are a rip off of the colorful jersey genre that’s been perfected by the likes of REAL designers with talent, i.e. Ella Moss, Splendid, Velvet and C&C California. I can’t wait to see Lauren’s idea for the “wedge sandal” and “peep-toe pump.”

Dorothy on

Enough with her designing already. Her designs are not innovative or original every single person with a little bit of fashion sense can do 10 times better collection then her or at least equally dull and boring one-just open your closet people or go window shopping and then sit and create your “own” collection!

Crystal on

-i think most of the clothes she makes are really ugly -im just being honest

Celeigha on

Honestly, why even bother? Who will actually go out and buy the shoes? Who actually owns something from her current collection? Her line is boring, not original and WAY overpriced!

Gineth on

Lauren is simply HOT…i would wear anything of hers…..GOOOOOOOOOOOO Lauren…

Jena on

I just hope that they are more affordable than her clothing line and hope that she uses different colors.

tima on

I think she acts like the good guy but she not @ all i like heidi better luv you

Julia on

I love her clothing line, I think her shoes would be Awesome! I’d buy them.

Texas on

I love Lauren but her clothing is WAY too expensive. I think she needs to start out a little more spender friendly before she starts acting like Armani or something.

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