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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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DREAMING OF SUN WITH LA PAIRE

Whilst looking out of the window at the London drizzle this week, I’ve been dreaming about warmer weather, and of setting my feet free to feel sun-rays and a gentle sea breeze. The SS14 La Paire look-book captures the designer … Continue reading

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PRETTY PRETTY NIKE

Now I’m not generally a sneaker freak, but sometimes a sporty little something comes along, and knocks me over. I saw this Air Max 1 in the window of Offspring:                     … Continue reading

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COOL, COMFORTABLE & IN THE SALE

With leather linings and uppers, and cushioned insoles, you might think of Geox as being a brand which pays more attention to comfort than to style. Proving otherwise, these stylish options are not only beautiful, comfortable and great for spring, … Continue reading

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