(Mostly) lovely new stuff from Fenty Puma Fenty pointy creepers, £150, launching October 12th at Office, Pam Pam and ASOS OK, I have mixed feelings about Fenty Puma, the collaboration between the sports brand and Rihanna. I was been pleasantly surprised, I admit, when I found myself cooing over a pair of the creepers in […]Read more "A new term with Fenty, and the rest of this week’s 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"
New label alert: Saira If you are in the east London area any time between now and September 30th, might I suggest that you head to 189 Shoreditch High Street and visit new shoe brand Saira’s pop up? With a focus on flats and geometric prints, this is a label that’s right up my street! […]Read more "Geometrics and fluff: it’s this week’s Shoes News"
This week, as we’re in full summer holiday mode, the schools have broken up, and technically I am also on holiday (but couldn’t let you miss out on your shoes headlines, of course), I thought I’d make this week all about vacation footwear. Just add sunglasses… LOVE this new super-summery brand Drilles is so brand […]Read more "It’s a Shoes News holiday special!"
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"
Wimbledon sneakers just got sweet I’m not going to harp on about the Stan Smith again this Wimbledon season (although if you are interested in its history and that of tennis shoes in general, you can read all about it here) but that’s not to say that there aren’t some tennis-inspired kicks to tell you […]Read more "Strawberries and cream kicks, ice cream sneakers, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
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"