Martins western store in New York City was the site of a televised "Shopping Spree" last week organized by VH-1
for Jewel Kilcher (aka "Jewel"), one of Americas top
singing artists. Jewels country roots made her feel right at home at the upscale western apparel and boot store. Born in Payson, Utah, she and her
family moved to Alaska where she grew up on an 800 acre farm.
is the genuine article, through and through",
said Doug Newton, ceo of Billy Martins
she knows more about western fashion, cowboy boots and style than most people Ive met in the western industry in 20 years! This gem of a person knows her boots, and her roots"
Her TV appearance -- aired on VH-1 last week -- was spent with the
entertainer selecting a favorite pair of red cowboy boots, and just
the right belt and buckle to go with her blue jeans. Then she gave
a candid interview to VH-1 about her life and career.
Newton said "Everyone in the store was captivated by her honesty
Jewel has said she is worried about being put on a pedestal. "People look at me in magazines or on stage and feel like Im
a phenomenon, as if what I have accomplished is beyond their ability.
I tell them to knock it off. If you respect what Ive done,
then do something yourself."
Jewel at her Official Website:
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