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CRAFTY SHOE GIFTS

Do you have a friend, relation or partner who loves to make stuff? When everyone is hibernating between Christmas and Spring, they’ll love the satisfaction of making a pair of slippers by hand. I’ve sourced a diverse range of kits … Continue reading

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DANCE ALL NIGHT

  Ah it’s December already! Time for partying with friends, family and colleagues. I shall be your Christmas shoe fairy today, and help to save you from foot pain. As much as we tell ourselves that alcohol will numb the … Continue reading

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PRESENT LIST PT 1

  Have you written your letter to Father Christmas/your family/your partner yet?   Italian brand AGL (Attilio Giusti Leombruni) is run by the three Giusti sisters, who are third generation shoe-makers. These ladies know good shoe-making, and have a fondness … Continue reading

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CHIC HIKING

  I love to go walking in the great outdoors, particularly when I’m on holiday. I’m not an adrenaline junkie, but know that sometimes the best views come at the end of an uphill walk. Trip after trip, I find that my … Continue reading

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TROUPE THROUGH AUTUMN

  Whenever I’m in Soho, London, I like to check out the F-Troupe shop on Ganton Street. This London brand never fails to impress me with their well-made leather footwear with hints of cuteness and a sense of humour. For … Continue reading

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BLACK + WHITE + BEAUTIFUL

  I love popping into Poste Mistress on Monmouth Street, London. This delightful boutique always stocks a great mix of highly wearable styles from unusual smaller shoe brands. When I visited recently, there seemed to be a bit of a theme … Continue reading

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5 REASONS NOT TO BE A SHOE COLLECTOR

My friend alerted me to this Wired feature, about how collectible sneakers kept for many years, can disintegrate. Can you imagine spending all of your spare cash collecting something which then falls apart on first wear? My advice to you … Continue reading

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THE NEW AUTUMN NEUTRAL

Have you worn out those 3 year old shoe favourites by kicking your way through the beautiful fallen leaves? If you’re looking for something a little more special than the vast selection of black, brown and wine-coloured footwear in the shops at … Continue reading

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REVAMPED BOOTS

If you’ve recently looked for Duo Boots: purveyors of multi width boots and shoes, you’ll notice that this brand has gone through a metamorphosis. Now named Ted & Muffy – Fairytale Fitters, this Bath-based company deserve their name, as they still … Continue reading

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SQUARE BUT COOL

Swedish brand & Other Stories never fails to offer modern on-trend footwear, that’s completely wearable. The designers know how to add just the right amount of quirk, without descending into outright weirdness. I’ve been a long-time advocate of grey as a modern … Continue reading

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