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PEACE, LOVE, SHOES

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BOOKS FOR SHOE-LOVERS

Are you panicking about what to buy for someone this Christmas? Do they like shoes? Here are my top 5 of the best shoe books available at the moment: Design Museum Fifty Shoes That Changed The World gives social and … Continue reading

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DOES THIS PUT YOU OFF ILL-FITTING HEELS?

Many women think that wearing high heels means you have to put up with pain. It has not been until now, that advances in technology have allowed us to begin to understand the reasons for this pain. This video is … Continue reading

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WXY TAIWAN

I make it my business to be aware of as many new footwear brands as possible. Wxy: a Taiwanese footwear brand, have launched a small innovative collection which excites me greatly.                   … Continue reading

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MEHER KAKALIA – EMBROIDERED PUMPS

I was in Fenwicks on Bond Street, London, and came across a rainbow of pretty ballet pumps by Karachi-born Meher Kakalia. At £129 per pair, these high-quality, hand-made shoes are very reasonably-priced. Find out more about the craftsmen and craftswomen, … Continue reading

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ON PERSPEX SHOES

Over the past few Spring/Summer seasons, the fashion media have been helping us to realise that perspex shoes are not just for strippers. These catwalk and designer styles help us to appreciate the beauty of perspex:         … Continue reading

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HAPPY SHOE YEAR!

Wishing everyone a wonderful 2013, filled with beautiful, confidence-boosting and comfortable footwear.                 2013 is set to be an exciting year for The Shoe Consultant. Watch this space for an announcement about the … Continue reading

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THE BEST GIFT FOR A SHOE LOVER

I think I must have been on Father Christmas’s “nice” list this year. It also seems to me that the elves must have really done their research, because I received this beautiful Victorian brass shoe horn for Christmas. What more could … Continue reading

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NURTURE YOUR FOOTWEAR

When I was growing up, my mother made my siblings and I clean our shoes regularly. When I left home, despite beginning my footwear career, I seldom gave my collection any TLC. This may have been partly because I bought … Continue reading

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ONLINE SHOE MUSEUMS

I recently discovered a number of websites which function as online shoe museums, archives or exhibitions. These sites contain great resources for designers, and some seriously desirable shoes for footwear obsessives. Virtual Shoe Museum             … Continue reading

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