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WHY WE LOVE DILAPIDATION

I recently went to the Ruin Lust exhibition at Tate Britain. Perhaps it is rather a morbid fascination, but I love to see once-great buildings in a state of decay and reclaimed by nature.             … Continue reading

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DUNE ST. PANCRAS – NOW OPEN

Exciting news for lovers of Dune‘s brand of affordable, wearable footwear: the new St. Pancras shop is now open.                                 Here is my pick of … Continue reading

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WIN BRIDAL SHOES – RAINBOW CLUB

With spring being a time of weddings and proposals, (and the birth of extremely cute baby animals), it seemed apt to draw your attention to Devon’s best-kept secret. Before your mind wanders to cream teas and childhood trips to Dawlish, I must … Continue reading

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A TERRIFYING TRUE STORY

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I take footwear seriously. Of course I’m aware that many things matter more in life, but my obsession and my entire work life are focused on … Continue reading

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MAKE YOUR OWN SHOES

Do you like to be unique, or long to wear something made-to-measure? Have you ever wanted to make your own shoes? Perhaps you know someone who’d be thrilled if you paid for them to learn shoe-making. I have compiled a list … Continue reading

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YOU’LL NEVER GUESS WHERE THESE ARE FROM…

I do love it when a retailer surprises with me with their new season collection. Can you guess where these are from?:                   These sky blue suede sandals have perspex heels for … Continue reading

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THE WEDGE OF THE SUMMER

Whoever invented the wedge (according to Wiki, an Ancient Greek) was a wonderful, wonderful person. Except on good old-fashioned English cobbles and other uneven surfaces, a wedge will comfortably elevate you through all seasons. From knee-high lace-up wedge boots (my man’s favourite … Continue reading

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MODERN DAY CHOPINES

I haven’t seen any shoes so clearly historically inspired for a long time. These Giuseppe Zanotti beauties are certainly modern day Chopines: the original platform shoes. The ultimate in 15th century Spanish courtesan chic for 2014. Keep yourself out of … Continue reading

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SPRING/SUMMER 2014 CATWALK TRENDS – FROM THE HIGH STREET PT 2

If you liked part 1 , you’ll be happy to see that it’s time for me to show you the other 5 of the top 10 catwalk trends as found on the high street. Sporty               … Continue reading

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SPRING/SUMMER 2014 CATWALK TRENDS – FROM THE HIGH STREET PT 1

In October, I showed you the top 10 footwear trends from the SS14 catwalks. For those with a normal shoe-shopping budget, you can now buy these trends from our Great British high streets (or on-line if you want to keep … Continue reading

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