Showgirl shoes without the stilettos Dondoks Mely sandals, €325 (dondoks.com) Dondoks is a new brand founded by two friends, Carmen and Charlotte, and I think you’re going to love it! Borne out of a frustration of not being able to find fun, colourful, flat sandals, the girls had the idea to start their business in 2015. […]Read more "20% off this new beautiful brand, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
OK, when I say “long” dresses here, you have to give me a bit of artistic licence. Because actual long dresses on my 5ft 3″ frame would look ridiculous. So this week, I’m talking about longish dresses, since I find that ones which fall just above my ankle bone are way more flattering than ones […]Read more "En Brogue In Full: long(ish) dresses and trainers"
Instagram may have its faults (AKA algorithms), but in many ways it is a wonderful thing. Not least because of the new brands that have contacted me over the years to let me know that they exist and that I might like their shoes! (In addition to this one, I have another coming up for […]Read more "New brand alert: Laskaas"
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"
SuperChung Much like my opinion of Victoria Beckham, I have been very impressed with Alexa Chung’s designing skills since she launched her eponymous label last year (if you haven’t seen it, you can check it out here – the current season is inspired by Britpop, which I obviously approve of). So I was really excited to […]Read more "Alexa Chung for Superga, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! And in a special post dedicated to the subject, I have some lovely shoe related stories to bring you which celebrate womanhood, empowerment and strength. And, naturally, flat shoes, too! First up, a brilliant initiative from Vans, a brand which was founded in California in 1966, as always had a […]Read more "How flat shoes are getting involved in International Women’s Day"