The sun is out! Spring has sprung! WOO HOO! So this week’s En Brogue In Full just HAD to include bare legs, and I thought I would tackle something that I get asked about a lot – how to wear brogues. Brogues are one of the trickiest flat shoes to team with skirts and dresses, […]Read more "En Brogue In Full: bare legs and brogues"
I don’t know about you, but I have A LOT of striped clothes – Breton tops in various shades, striped shirts and dresses, and even stripy bags. But this season I’m going to have to ween myself off them, because stripy shoes are a thing, and I’m in danger of looking like a walking bar […]Read more "The right stripes"
I’m really happy that the footwear world is currently embracing fringed shoes. Traditional kilties (the technical name for that decorative leather fringe) were originally developed to keep shoes and laces dry from dewy grass on golf courses, but the fringed shoe du jour comes as a loafer or Mary Janes, which, having no laces, must […]Read more "15 pairs of fantastic fringed loafers"
New shoe brand alert! Tricolour wingtip brogues, £179 (tintlondon.eu) Calling all you flamboyant flat shoe lovers out there – a new shoe label has arrived, and it is VERY colourful. You will love it! Tint London has every extrovert’s box ticked, with metallic brogues, three-tone wingtips and geometric print loafers. They might not be cheap, […]Read more "Three of the best silver loafers, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
HELLO! It’s been a while and for that I can only apologise, but it turns out that writing show reviews at fashion week for the Evening Standard takes up a fair bit of time. PHEW! I’m off to Paris today for the last leg but I had a few days’ break to bring you up […]Read more "En Brogue goes Rogue, 10% off this new sneaker store + MORE Shoes News!"
The Puma X Sophia Webster collection that sold out in 1 day (but there’s more stock coming) Puma X Sophia Webster Pearl Cage sneakers, £110 (puma.com) On Tuesday evening I attended the launch of the Puma x Sophia Webster collection on Carnaby Street. What I wasn’t expecting was to tell you that four days later, […]Read more "Puma X Sophia Webster – get them before they’re gone! + this week’s Shoes News"
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"