Have you noticed the shoe of the moment? Wherever you look on the high street right now, you’ll see mules, or backless loafers as they seems to be being marketed this season. Gucci started it (see below) with its completely OTT but rather fabulous brocade, fur lined take on the classic horsebit loafer (NB these […]Read more "Musing over mules"
Lemon wellies As you know, as I spend much of my life walking my dog, I’m always interested in hearing about wellies, so I was happy that this brand found its way into my life recently. Lemon Jelly – not the 90s electronic band but a brand based in Portugal – makes really interesting rubber […]Read more "Wellies that smell of lemons (REALLY!) and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
I’ve just finished London Fashion Week and I’m pleased to report that flats are still big news on the catwalk. PHEW! So I thought I would round up some of my favourite runway styles for you. And while some of you might want to save up your pennies to buy the swoon-worthy real McCoy (some […]Read more "AW17 now! The best flats from LFW (and where to buy dead ringers on the high street)"
Some weeks the shoes news is a little thin on the ground – that’s just the way it goes with my niche subject matter! – but this week I have two stories from one brand alone. A bumper issue! Long may it last… All the Converse new releases Today (Feb 17th) sees the launch of […]Read more "Converse and Vans go monochrome, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Well here’s a different kind of blog post for you. I thought I’d write something less about shopping and more about not shopping. About something that really gets my goat: wedge trainers. Ugh. (And all of this in spite of the fact that, somewhat ironically, one of my favourite songs of all time is High […]Read more "Wedge trainers are back: WTF?!"
It’s competition time, people! I’ve teamed up with my long-term shoe friends at Seven Boot Lane to give you a chance to win a pair of shoes from their fabulous SS17 collection. What’s not to love about that? I know, I’m good to you aren’t I?! All you need to do to be in with […]Read more "WIN a pair of Seven Boot Lane shoes"
What to wear (or more importantly, not to wear) on a first date Although I have been with Mr Brogue for over twenty years, which means I don’t have much experience of dating, I know that his shoes would definitely be one of the first things I would check out if I was going on […]Read more "Valentine’s shoes stats, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"