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FLIP OR FLOP

This hot weather means we can finally get our toes out. It’s tempting to live in your flip-flops/toe-posts/thongs, whatever you like to call them. You might even be thinking about wearing them on your commute to work. This style can … Continue reading

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HEAL YOUR FEET (IN THE HEAT)

Suddenly the switch of summer has been turned on, and it’s well and truly scorching. Your feet may face any number of hazards, as they innocently wander around, carrying you hither and thither. Here’s how to help your feet cope … Continue reading

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THERESA MAY’S SHOES

There has been a lot of discussion in the press about the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom’s footwear. As the UK’s footwear expert, I thought I would add my thoughts to the debate.   Do I care about … Continue reading

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COOL COMFORT AND COLOUR

  It’s hard to disagree that the summer has been somewhat lacklustre so far. If life were a musical or a cheesy rom-com, then wearing brightly coloured sandals would encourage the sun to come out. At this point I’m getting … Continue reading

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PACK WITH JUST 3 PAIRS

Have you ever: Been accused of packing too much to go on holiday? Worn only 3 of the multiple pairs of shoes you packed? Paid for excess baggage? Wanted to travel with hand luggage only? Wherever you’re travelling to this … Continue reading

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SEE-THRU SUMMER

  Not so long ago, styles with transparent parts were seen as shoes for strippers. Now, designers have become more creative and playful. Altered opacity is used on innovative sculptured heels, or mixed with leather on uppers. We’ve gone from … Continue reading

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HOW TO WEAR CLOGS

Wooden soles and backless footwear are key fashion trends this summer, so the beloved clog is having a moment. Here are my top 4 tips on how to choose clogs wisely: 1. Wooden-soled footwear is not usually flexible, so look for … Continue reading

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TICKLE YOUR FOOTBUDS

  With festival season upon us, and summer teasing us with the odd guest appearance, it’s time to think sandals. Warmer weather brings out the fun side of many of us, as there’s nothing like the sun to elevate your mood. What’s … Continue reading

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WOULD YOU SUE FOR SHOES?

I frequently hear of shoe brands suing each other over intellectual property infringement issues. Steven Madden has been confronted by umpteen brands. Representatives of Christian Louboutin regularly appear in court to uphold a patent for the Chinese red sole colour. But have you ever thought you … Continue reading

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SILVER IN THE SUN

Metallic shoes are often thought of as Christmas party wear or evening footwear. Case in point: when I showed my husband this latest purchase, he was confused by the intended wearing occasion (um, flouncing around in daisies obviously). I explained that metallics, … Continue reading

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