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…"
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!"
I Pod, you Pod, we all Pod… Pod Heritage ‘Marley’ T-bar sandals, £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 […]Read more "Shoes News: these crazily comfortable retro shoes, and more…"
Regular followers of my Instagram account will know that I first dabbled with personalising some trainers last year. I was waiting to interview the actress Juno Temple on a shoot (she’s LOVELY, in case you were wondering), and decided to pass the time by playing around on the adidas website. There is a LOT of […]Read more "Ultimate sneaker style: the best ways to design your own trainers"
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 […]Read more "This week’s Shoes News: a wet weather special"
Lemon wellies As you know, as I spend much of my life walking my dog, I’m always interested in hearing about wellies, so I was happy that this brand found its way into my life recently. Lemon Jelly – not the 90s electronic band but a brand based in Portugal – makes really interesting rubber […]Read more "Wellies that smell of lemons (REALLY!) and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"