Vanessa Simmons Reveals She Is Back On The Board As Pastry Executive: I Feel So Blessed!

Vanessa Simmons

Vanessa Simmons Is Back On the Board As Pastry Executive: I Feel So Blessed!

Model and actress Vanessa Simmons is now back on the board for her shoewear line Pastry. Vanessa Simmons announced the news via Twitter on November 25th.

“I fought hard and long to be back on board as an executive of Pastry , 2 years later I’m so excited to be having design meetings for a new collection and checking on our new store for the holidays at Century City Mall ?? I feel so blessed.”

Fans quickly responded to her announcement showing their support for the shoes.

Pastry shoe company was a popular sneaker line, making its debut in the early 2000s often mentioned on the MTV show Run’s House where Vanessa Simmons appeared. According to Pastry website’s about me:

“A brand born into hip hop royalty, Pastry was founded by celebrity fashionistas Vanessa and Angela Simmons, the daughters of Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons, in 2007. Their bold colors and unique patterns instantly captured the hearts and minds of costume designers and Hollywood wardrobe stylists, making Pastry a household name. “

Since its conception, reportedly the brand has generated over 75 million dollars in sales. In a press release by the company put out in November 2019, it was revealed Simmons was returning as the  Creative Director, though it’s unknown when she originally stepped away from the role.Christina Johnson Chalmers, Pastry’s Head of Marketing, wrote:

“Pastry is excited to have Vanessa return as Creative Director.  Making its mark as America’s #1 Dance Sneaker for the past three years Pastry is looking forward to expanding back into the fashion athleisure and fitness markets with Vanessa’s expertise and pulse on fashion trends.”

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Authored by: Toi Monèt Creel