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"
Welcome to another edition of En Brogue In Full, the feature where I show you how I style my full outfit with flat shoes. This time, I’ve decided to tackle something that I thought for years I couldn’t wear: culottes. I’m using the term culottes here to loosely to describe wide legged, cropped trousers. (I […]Read more "En Brogue In Full: culottes"
Why I’m totally in love with the new Miista collection Miista Fernan forest leather flats, £175 (miista.com) If you’re not familiar with the brand Miista, prepare to fall in love. Because this London shoe brand has an absolutely cracking collection out for the new season. I’ll save the sandals for warmer climes (though they too […]Read more "The London brand that’s absolutely nailed flats, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
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"
Welcome to my new feature, coming to you on a regular basis: En Brogue In Full – pictures that include my whole outfit, instead of just my feet. I’ve been getting requests from readers for years to give more styling tips on how to wear your rest of your outfit with your flat shoes, so […]Read more "En Brogue In Full: trouser suits"
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"
It’s easy to identify the hardest working shoes in your wardrobe: they’re the ones with the sole that’s been replaced more than once, and that also appear in multiple photos at birthday parties and special occasions. For me, those shoes are my Belle by Sigerson Morrison leopard print T-bar pumps (pictured below). I remember them […]Read more "15 classic leopard flats: the ultimate investment shoe"