Ah, the Chelsea boot: one of the hardest working shoes in my wardrobe. Versatile (find a great black pair and they go with EVERYTHING), comfortable (particularly with the addition of a rubber sole) and easy (no laces!) – what’s not to love? The Chelsea’s USP – that elastic gusset in place of laces – also […]Read more "I DO want to go to Chelsea"
Fancy a bit of snow-scapism? Get yourself some nanna shoes I could spend this week’s Shoes News talking about snow boots but frankly, that would be a bit late to be of any use to you wouldn’t it? So while I’m in no way recommending that you wear these shoes now (why, WHY do people […]Read more "The new nannas, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Clarks Originals opens in Soho WELL THIS IS EXCITING! You guys all know that I am a massive fan of Clarks Originals, but if I’m honest, less so when it comes to the Clarks in store shopping experience. The cool association with countless subcultures just isn’t reflected in those forest green stores which, most of […]Read more "Clarks Originals’ stand alone store is open, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Grenson’s New Balance trainers are everything Grenson x New Balance 576 trainers, £300 (grenson.com) On Thursday evening, a courier knocked at my door with an unexpected delivery from Grenson (the perks of writing a flat shoe blog and owning a dog by the same name, I guess!). Inside were a pair of the brand’s new […]Read more "Grenson has collaborated with New Balance (squee!) + this week’s Shoes News"
Ancient Greek Boots Hera boots, £280, Ancient Greek Sandals (mytheresa.com) I’m a big fan of the brand Ancient Greek sandals, not least because its name leaves no ambiguity as to what it does. Well, until now. Because the classic sandals specialist has branched out into winter boots, and they’re pretty amazing. The style, called Hera, […]Read more "Ancient Greek Sandals now does boots! Plus princess socks, and more Shoes News"
Like Oybo socks? You’ll LOVE these boots from Dr Martens Dr Martens x Engineered Works boots, price TBC (drmartens.com); Oybo socks, € 26.00 (oybo.it) Launching today is the latest collaboration from Dr Martens and Engineered Works. I have one word. LOVE! Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know I am a massive fan […]Read more "Ultimate winter boots, odd Dr Martens, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Velvety Vans in time for party season Van velvet Slip-Ons, £55 (vans.co.uk) This week Vans released a sumptuous collection of velvet sneakers. It might be a bit early for some of you – although certainly not for the person in the next street to me who already has their Christmas decorations up – but I […]Read more "Shoes News: Vans’ new velvet kicks and boots with bum bags (!!)"