I was thrilled a couple of months ago when a female shoe designer got in touch to tell me about her new venture. This week, a shiny pair of sneakers from her fledgling brand Aerska arrived for me to try out! And it got me thinking; so many of my favourite shoes these days come […]Read more "The women changing the face of British footwear"
Men’s fashion week was all about the Converse Well hello there! This week I come to you fresh from working my first ever LFWM – that’s London Fashion Week Men’s – and I’m here to tell you that Converse is high on the agenda when it comes to men’s fashion, both on and off the […]Read more "Catwalk sneakers, tie-dye DMs, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
New Balance x Stance from £189, hanon-shop.com Today marks the release of a collaboration between New Balance and one of my favourite socks brands, Stance (they have wonderfully bright designs and incredibly good staying up power – what’s not to love about that?). The two kits – that’s shoes and socks that match – have […]Read more "3 of the best velvet sandals, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Very Veja If you’re not already familiar with Veja, it’s the vegan trainers brand that’s really having a moment. I’ve noticed them on the feet of many an Insta-star recently, and celebrity fans include Emma Watson, Lily Cole and Marion Cotillard. They’re now being stocked in all the cool boutiques too, including Merci in Paris […]Read more "Why this vegan sneakers brand is having a moment, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
My new adilette slides This week I had a lightbulb moment while I was in Lisbon celebrating my 40th birthday (again). By some stroke of luck, I happened upon this graffiti while I was there to illustrate this story! Anyway, Lisbon is not full of shops you’d recognise, save for the odd Zara and H&M […]Read more "Shoes News: why you should always shop abroad, lovely loafers, and more…"
Juliet boots, £155, £131.75 with En Brogue discount, sevenbootlane.com You’ve got it! It’s time for my bi-annual discount code with Seven Boot Lane and I have to say, I think this season is better than ever! I’m sure you all know this already, but Seven Boot Lane is a fab British brand that makes […]Read more "Get 15% at Seven Boot Lane exclusively with En Brogue"
I have a new brand to tell you about! And you know how much I love telling you about new brands. It’s not 100% new, in that it has evolved from a Northampton-based family business that’s been going since 1908, but it’s new to me so I’m guessing it’s new to most of you too…and […]Read more "Shoes handmade to order in the UK…for less than 90 quid!"