Meet Tara


Jimmy Choos & Tennis Shoes is my creative outlet for fashion inspiration that is attainable to the everyday woman. Dress up for me began at an early age and has never stopped. I believe that confidence is your best accessory, and glamour is a state of mind. You do not have to break the bank to be stylish, because style is what YOU create.  Dress for yourself, and make each trend work for you!

Hello! I am Tara the author of Jimmy Choos and Tennis Shoes. I live in Northwest Arkansas with my husband Drew, daughter Olivia and puppy Sadie. I hope that you leave my site with a bit of inspiration whether it be when picking out an outfit in the morning, picking out your next travel destination or trying out a new shade of lipstick. I am so thankful for each and every one of you for taking the time to read my blog. Your support means the world to me!


Frequently Asked Questions

When did you start blogging? I started blogging in 2008. I started blogging about my wedding planning journey and life as a newlywed. At the beginning of 2013 my blog shifted towards a personal style blog as I got emails asking about my outfits. I have always enjoyed fashion at a young age and love to share my passion for it.

Where did your blog name come from? My sister thought of my blog name for me. I was planning my wedding when I started blogging and I had just got my wedding shoes which were Jimmy Choos. My husband and I are pretty much complete opposites so Drew is the Tennis Shoes in the Jimmy Choos and Tennis Shoes. I also love to run, so you can look at it that way as well.

What products do you use on your hair? I have naturally red hair and I have never dyed it. I use Kerastase shampoo and Garnier shampoo/conditioners. During the summer I use Kerastase serums.

How Tall are you? I am 5’7

What is your workout routine? I run 4-5 days a week and lift light weights. I do the Jillian Michael’s Videos throughout the year as well.

Who takes your photos? My mom takes my photos!


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