That was all the rage in Europe, he said of the all-black shoes, adding that Lowey can bring the look to Congress.
Barkers film, set for a September release, highlights the successes of the fight against HIV and AIDS while also studying the future of the battle. Barker recently spent two weeks filming in Tanzania.
Barker interviewed Lowey, he noted, because she helped oversee the ultimately successful expansion of the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Shes a very down-to-earth, maternal lady, Barker said. When I was speaking with her, I felt like I was talking to my mum.
Lowey offered similar praise.
Congresswoman Lowey was impressed with Nigels passion and activism for eradicating pediatric AIDS, spokesman Matthew Dennis told HOH. And she was especially happy to get his seal of approval on her shoes.
HOH notes Barker wasnt the only reality television fashionista cutting a stylish figure on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
Several HOH spies reported seeing Project Runway star Tim Gunn and the shows season-five winner Leanne Marshall as they lobbied for intellectual property legislation.
Queens for a Night. If theres one surefire way to get people to show up at a fundraiser, its to offer plenty of food.
And nobody does that better than Rep. Gary Ackerman.
The New York Democrat hosted his annual Real Real 100% Imported From New York Deli Fundraiser (The Whole Schmeer!) at the Sewall-Belmont House on Tuesday night, treating Members and guests to an array of Big Apple delicacies brought to the nations capital by Bens Best Deli on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park, N.Y.
While pastrami was the most popular menu item of the night, deli workers also dished out classics including matzo ball soup, knishes, chopped liver, stuffed cabbage, corned beef, rye bread and hot dogs from a cart.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.