I was thrilled a couple of months ago when a female shoe designer got in touch to tell me about her new venture. This week, a shiny pair of sneakers from her fledgling brand Aerska arrived for me to try out! And it got me thinking; so many of my favourite shoes these days come […]Read more "The women changing the face of British footwear"
Adidas reissues the Campus and I’m into it adidas Campus, £69.99, offspring.co.uk I’m loving the current trend for re-released retro sneakers (I wrote about it for my day job at the Evening Standard this week, you can read that here) and no-one is doing it better than adidas. They’ve been reissuing classic styles every year […]Read more "Why the Campus is king, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
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"
3 of the best: nanna shoes White, £59.99, shop.mango.com; red, £29.99, zara.com; green, £79, cosstores.com Remember last year when literally all the fashion bloggers in your Instagram feed suddenly started wearing ‘nanna shoes’? For those not familiar, these were block heeled slip-on shoes, a little like ballet pumps but with a much higher vamp covering […]Read more "Nanna shoes are back! And this year they’re flat…"
Superga x Patternity You guys know I’m a massive fan of Superga, as well as being a huge supporter of monochrome prints (!), so I’m thrilled that the sneakers brand has teamed up with Patternity. Patternity started life as a print archive but is now a creative studio too, and has previous collaborated with Clarks […]Read more "Topshop’s dreamy pointy espadrilles, 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"
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…"