I’ve been meaning to do a post on plimsolls for a while now, so with the release of Grenson’s new offering, I thought now would be the perfect time! Grenson’s come in two shapes – high top and low top – and two colours which frankly, I wouldn’t be able to choose between. Every time […]Read more "The plimsolls guide"
Men’s fashion week was all about the Converse Well hello there! This week I come to you fresh from working my first ever LFWM – that’s London Fashion Week Men’s – and I’m here to tell you that Converse is high on the agenda when it comes to men’s fashion, both on and off the […]Read more "Catwalk sneakers, tie-dye DMs, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
It’s tennis season! InStyle’s editor-in-chief Charlotte Moore and me wearing Lacoste Straightset sneakers #twinningiswinning My favourite time of year (other than Christmas, OBVS!) is now. It starts with the Chelsea Flower Show and ends before the kids have broken up from school, but my absolute favourite period is the last week of June and first week […]Read more "Sneakers made from algae, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Into the blue Protecting the environment has always been high on my agenda. When I was ten I wrote to my local Tesco asking them to provide more recycling facilities (which they did!), and my first ever stint at journalism, for the school newspaper, was an essay on sea pollution on my native Isle of […]Read more "Shoes that save the seas, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News"
Monki’s totally affordable summer sandals Left to right: bow sandals, £25, and padded pool slides, £25, both monki.com There have been a couple of occasions recently where I’ve complimented someone on their outfit and it turns out it’s from Monki. I have to admit, I’ve never bought anything from Monki, but after all of this […]Read more "3 of the best floral trainers, 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"
Well here’s a different kind of blog post for you. I thought I’d write something less about shopping and more about not shopping. About something that really gets my goat: wedge trainers. Ugh. (And all of this in spite of the fact that, somewhat ironically, one of my favourite songs of all time is High […]Read more "Wedge trainers are back: WTF?!"