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…"
Have you noticed the shoe of the moment? Wherever you look on the high street right now, you’ll see mules, or backless loafers as they seems to be being marketed this season. Gucci started it (see below) with its completely OTT but rather fabulous brocade, fur lined take on the classic horsebit loafer (NB these […]Read more "Musing over mules"
New brand alert: NewYorkinas €99,99 reduced from €119, newyorkinasoriginals.com I just love how many new sneaker brands are popping up at the moment, particularly since many of them are spearheaded by women (did you read my interview earlier this week with KICKSLOVE founder Lisa Barlow Weber? It’s here if you missed it). The latest one to […]Read more "The Med meets New York in a trainer, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Sunday at London fashion week means one of my favourite shows: Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. I had the pleasure of interviewing the couple behind the brand – Justin and Thea – for a feature for InStyle last year and they were just lovely. They also make REALLY great clothes, so it’s always worth getting up early […]Read more "UGG on the catwalk at LFW"
Remember last year when everyone suddenly started wearing Teva sandals? Well, that trend is going nowhere this summer, as I discovered when the nice people at Teva took me to Portugal this week to celebrate their new summer collection. Lucky me! If you’re not already familiar with the brand, Teva makes really practical sandals – […]Read more "Teva’s new slides"
Back in September last year, I watched Christopher Kane parade his latest incarnation of safety clasp designs: slip-on trainers. He has a thing for safety clasps: they appeared in his first ever London Fashion Week show in the form of fluorescent belts on neon bandage dresses, and more recently he has been revisiting the idea […]Read more "Safety clasp sandals: obsessed!"