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"
Converse Holiday Party Chuck Taylor All Star Holiday Party in gold hi, £60; gunmetal low, £55 (also available in pink); and silver hi, £60. All converse.com I’m not normally one for sequins, but I’m rather partial to a bit of sparkle somewhere unexpected. Like on a pair of Converse! For me, these are the perfect […]Read more "Converse Holiday Party (sparkles!) and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
More from Norman Walsh’s Craftsman Project LA’84 trainers, £125, normanwalshuk.com This week Norman Walsh has released more from its awesome Craftsman Project – this time it’s a collaboration with Leeds-based heritage woollen mill Abraham Moon (they’ve been around since 1837!) on Walsh’s LA’84 style. While we’re on the subject of Norman Walsh, I noticed that […]Read more "A monthly sock surprise and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
OK, so you’ve had my party flats guide, but I figured that plenty of you (like me) won’t actually be going to any swish Christmas/New Year parties. If you’re more likely to be celebrating down the pub or at a friend’s house, you might want something even more comfortable than a party flat – something […]Read more "12 of the best seasonal sneakers for a comfy Christmas"
The BBC’s People’s History of Pop (featuring, err, me!) Me in 1995 and my collection of adidas Superstars, ranging from 1995 with gum sole (left) to 2015 (right) So I almost didn’t tell you about this because I’m pretty nervous about it…but I was on the telly this week! The BBC interviewed me about my […]Read more "Me on the telly (squee!) and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Last year I wrote about a new brand – Ted & Muffy – and you guys LOVED them. Well, just for you, I’m back to wax lyrical about their AW16 collection. And if you’re new to En Brogue and don’t know about them already, you really should, so read on… Ted & Muffy is a […]Read more "Ted & Muffy: the AW16 range you will LOVE"
In case it had escaped your notice, it’s December! Which means it’s party season. AGAIN. And that means an onslaught of magazine articles and web stories telling you what kind of sparkly clutch and high heels you should be wearing to the office shin dig. But as you know, folks, that’s not really up my […]Read more "The party flats guide"