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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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SAVE OUR LEATHER SOLES

  Have you ever wondered whether leather soles on shoes are better than rubber? The answer is yes, and also no. Yes Leather soles look great. They can give a rustic natural, hand-crafted look, or be beautifully finished to give … Continue reading

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SHOULD YOU SLING BACK SLINGBACKS?

  Footwear styles with a slingback strap can be a practical and attractive option for this time of year. Click through the slide show for a selection of my favourites on the high street right now. To make sure you … Continue reading

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OPEN YOUR IRISES

As the weather starts to look distinctly perkier, our toes are beginning to think about emerging from their boot burrows. There’s no better way to embrace the oncoming summer sunshine, than to pay a visit to the Iris SS16 collection … Continue reading

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SHOE STORAGE TIPS – VIDEO

This time of year can make us itch to reorganise, clean, or have a clear-out. Watch my short film, to discover clever ways to reorganise and store your shoe collection.   Download The Shoe Shopping Kit for an entertaining guide on how … Continue reading

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THE SHOE SHOPPING KIT

It’s with great excitement that I can announce the launch of my new book The Shoe Shopping Kit. Have you ever bought a pair of shoes and regretted it? Perhaps they turned out to be uncomfortable, or just didn’t suit … Continue reading

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