Shoes Headlines: The White Shoe Issue

You may have noticed on Instagram that I am currently obsessing over white shoes (ooh, and did you read my review of the amazing new sneakers brand Seven Feet Apart?). So this week, I thought I’d make Shoes News all about them; where to buy the best ones, this season’s trends and how to keep […]

Read more "Shoes Headlines: The White Shoe Issue"

Seasalt’s brilliant (and VAST) SS17 shoe collection

When Seasalt got in touch and asked me to try out some of its new season styles, I wasn’t prepared for the massive choice that I would be presented with.Β I knew of this Cornish brand having visited some of its many stores located mostly along the south coast (and Grenson has a splendidly jaunty neckerchief […]

Read more "Seasalt’s brilliant (and VAST) SS17 shoe collection"

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 […]

Read more "Why this vegan sneakers brand is having a moment, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Ultimate sneaker style: the best ways to design your own trainers

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"