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Our sister site Racked National got up-close and personal with Megan Papay and Cristina Palomo-Nelson, the designers behind local shoe sensation Freda Salvador, in honor of their recent nomination in the Racked Young Guns 2013 competition. Get to know these local footwear geniuses a little better by checking out the Q&A, which details how the duo met, how they managed to get picked up by Saks, Harvey Nichols and Shopbop and more so soon after launching, and how they're looking to branch out into small leather goods (Freda Salvador bags? Yes, please!) and men's footwear.
· Meet the Bay Area Young Guns Semi-Finalists for 2013 [Racked]
· Feast Your Eyes: Freda Salvador's Boutique and Design Studio [Racked SF]
· Freda Salvador [Official Site]