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SLEEK SNEAKS

Despite being born in the U.K., and never having lived across the pond, the word “sneakers” seems to be popping into my vocabulary more and more. Alas poor “trainers”, is your end almost nigh? Perhaps this switch is in part … Continue reading

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A RAINBOW OF SLIPPERS

I was strolling down Marylebone High Street in London a few weeks ago, when I came across the most appealing kids boutique: Rachel Riley.                   My husband and his friend started making comments about … Continue reading

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NEXT BIG U.K. TREND

If you have been to the U.S.A. recently, you might have noticed that the shops are full of a certain kind of shoe. Did you see the array of colours available in footwear made from woven elastic strips?     … Continue reading

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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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