The double monk – so called because historically speaking, it was popular with those habit-wearing folk in monasteries – seems to be having a moment. And while it’s easy to find evidence of the trend […]
Why, you may well ask, is En Brogue telling me about sandals in October? Is she MAD? Well yes, just a little bit. But when I had the opportunity to order this pair of Ancient […]
A few years ago, I would have been very unsure about wearing leopard print shoes (people will shout “Bet Lynch” and point at my feet!). That was before these Pretty Ballerinas pumps came into my […]
Love this! Inspired by The Wizard of Oz, Dominic Wilcox has designed the No Place Like Home shoes. But in place of ruby slippers, he’s chosen a rather dapper pair of brogues. En Brogue approves! Lights in the toes lead you home using GPS, and you even activate them by clicking the heels. Genius.
It’s hard to wear blue velvet shoes without spending all day singing the Tony Bennett song by the same name. Or having an overwhelming urge to watch some David Lynch. These lovely desert boots with […]
I love Converse (err, who doesn’t?). Not only has it made every generation’s favourite sports shoe since 1908, looking equally as appropriate on my nine year-old niece as on suited sexagenarian Paul McCartney, but it continues to find ingenious ways of reinventing the classic basketball boot. There’s every chance you could be sitting on a tube carriage with 90% of the passengers wearing Converse, none of them wearing the same pair as you.
The brand has just announced its most recent collaboration with Italian fashion powerhouse Missoni, called The Converse Missoni Archive Project. It’s a great idea, taking beautiful deadstock fabric that appeared on Missoni’s catwalks from 1994 onwards and reworking it into your beloved Converse shape.
They are one-of-a-kind, there are only twenty pairs, and you can only buy them in Paris’s super chic Colette from this Friday, September 28th. But if you have a spare €400 and fancy a truly unique pair of Converse, it might just be worth it.