As a young girl, Diane Lynn dreamt of becoming a fashion designer and advertising executive. Gerry, her future husband and partner dreamt of real estate and business ventures. Together they established Special Occasions by Saugus Shoe to provide women everywhere with fashionable footwear in all the right sizes and styles for any special event. Special Occasions by Saugus Shoe footwear has been worn by women everywhere, including contestants of the Mrs. America and Mrs. World pageants, members of the wedding party, proms and many special events worldwide. Special Occasions by Saugus Shoe produces styles under the brand names Special Occasion and Reflections. In addition, with the namesake Diane Lynn line, Diane expanded the line into Couture with luscious silks and buttery soft suede leather soles, taking footwear to new levels of styling for brides, bridesmaids, and the mother of the bride. Today, Diane Lynn Footwear is sold worldwide. Special Occasion footwear has appeared on many television shows, including "The View", and seen in multiple motion pictures. Nominated numerous times for the Debi Awards, and recipient of the famed Addy Award for design, Diane Lynn takes true pleasure in providing scholarships for talented teens to attend the college of their dreams thru the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, or supplying footwear for teens who can't afford a pair of shoes for the special night of their prom. Today, Diane designs shoes for special Occasions by Saugus Shoe and Diane Lynn by Saugus Shoe, in between her adventures visiting factories in Hong Kong and China.