I’ve always known that Hush Puppies existed, but I’d never owned a pair of its shoes myself until recently (although I tested a pair of its desert boots with ‘Worry Free Suede‘ once and was really impressed). So I was excited to try out a couple of pairs over recent weeks, because as you know, […]Read more "Hush Puppies: you know they’re comfy, but did you know they look this great?!"
Converse X Nike Flyknit Converse X Nike Flyknit, £90, converse.com Nike bought Converse back in 2003, and up until now the only real difference to the design of your beloved Chucks has been the introduction of the Nike Lunarlon sole in some styles (read about that here). But yesterday, the Converse X Nike Flyknit collection […]Read more "Converse launches Nike Flyknit (!!), and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Say hello to yet ANOTHER sort of backless loafer type shoe that’s hot news this summer: the babouche slipper. The Moroccan babouche slipper differs from other slip-on styles with its naive design; these shoes should look like you picked them up at a bustling market from the actual guy or gal who hand made them, […]Read more "11 babouche slippers you will LOVE"
Superga x Patternity You guys know I’m a massive fan of Superga, as well as being a huge supporter of monochrome prints (!), so I’m thrilled that the sneakers brand has teamed up with Patternity. Patternity started life as a print archive but is now a creative studio too, and has previous collaborated with Clarks […]Read more "Topshop’s dreamy pointy espadrilles, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Very Veja If you’re not already familiar with Veja, it’s the vegan trainers brand that’s really having a moment. I’ve noticed them on the feet of many an Insta-star recently, and celebrity fans include Emma Watson, Lily Cole and Marion Cotillard. They’re now being stocked in all the cool boutiques too, including Merci in Paris […]Read more "Why this vegan sneakers brand is having a moment, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
It’s been a while since I did a straight trend piece you can get your shopping fix from. Sorry about that. So I’ve pulled my odd socks up and rounded up the best folk-inspired sandals and espadrilles around right now so that you can grab yourself a pair before we all get caught out by […]Read more "17 folk-inspired sandals and espadrilles to suit every budget"
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…"