Why this vegan sneakers brand is having a moment, 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 […]

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Shoes News: why you should always shop abroad, lovely loafers, and more…

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 […]

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Shoes handmade to order in the UK…for less than 90 quid!

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 […]

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Shoes News: these crazily comfortable retro shoes, and more…

I Pod, you Pod, we all Pod…Β  Pod Heritage ‘Marley’ T-bar sandals, Β£50, awaveshoes.co.uk One of my earliest memories is going into Clarks or Start-Right in early September with my mum and being desperate for a pair of red school shoes. Unfortunately, due to Oakfield Primary’s strict school uniform policies (which thankfully came with a […]

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This week’s Shoes News: a wet weather special

Hunter’s shower proof canvas shoes I know it’s not April just yet, but regular observers of the UK weather will know that it rains EVERY MONTH here, so this may not be the first wet weather special Shoes News I bring you in the long term. But for now, it’s two stories and they’re both […]

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