Back in the late Nineties, my mum (of all people!) got herself a pair of Nike trainers from the newly opened shopping outlet Gunwharf in Portsmouth. This came as somewhat of a shock for me, as this is the woman who until recently, had never owned a pair of Converse (she’s also got a pair […]Read more "Why I’ve fallen in love with sock trainers"
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"
I’ve just finished London Fashion Week and I’m pleased to report that flats are still big news on the catwalk. PHEW! So I thought I would round up some of my favourite runway styles for you. And while some of you might want to save up your pennies to buy the swoon-worthy real McCoy (some […]Read more "AW17 now! The best flats from LFW (and where to buy dead ringers on the high street)"
More from Norman Walsh’s Craftsman Project LA’84 trainers, £125, normanwalshuk.com This week Norman Walsh has released more from its awesome Craftsman Project – this time it’s a collaboration with Leeds-based heritage woollen mill Abraham Moon (they’ve been around since 1837!) on Walsh’s LA’84 style. While we’re on the subject of Norman Walsh, I noticed that […]Read more "A monthly sock surprise and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Marks & Spencer embroidered trainers, Liverpool’s Laces Out! festival and all this week’s shoes headlines…Read more "Next season now at M&S 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"
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!"