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"
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"
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…"
Say hello to yet ANOTHER sort of backless loafer type shoe that’s hot news this summer: the babouche slipper. The Moroccan babouche slipper differs from other slip-on styles with its naive design; these shoes should look like you picked them up at a bustling market from the actual guy or gal who hand made them, […]Read more "11 babouche slippers you will LOVE"
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"