Love this! Inspired by The Wizard of Oz, Dominic Wilcox has designed the No Place Like Home shoes. But in place of ruby slippers, he’s chosen a rather dapper pair of brogues. En Brogue approves! Lights in the toes lead you home using GPS, and you even activate them by clicking the heels. Genius.Read more "There’s no place like home: GPS shoes"
It’s hard to wear blue velvet shoes without spending all day singing the Tony Bennett song by the same name. Or having an overwhelming urge to watch some David Lynch. These lovely desert boots with espadrille sole are by Penelope Chilvers. They’re super-cute, comfortable and make me feel like a particularly dandy mod. Not a […]Read more "she wore blue-ooo velvet (woah, woah)"
I love Converse (err, who doesn’t?). Not only has it made every generation’s favourite sports shoe since 1908, looking equally as appropriate on my nine year-old niece as on suited sexagenarian Paul McCartney, but it continues to find ingenious ways of reinventing the classic basketball boot. There’s every chance you could be sitting on a […]Read more "Mmmm…Missoni meets Converse"
Brace yourselves: you’re about to be confronted with the least appropriate footwear for a) this terrible rain and b) late September. RAFFIA SANDALS. Right now, Planet Fashion is thinking about NEXT summer. Yep, when you were unpacking your winter jumpers and dreaming of sheepskin lined boots yesterday, Dolce & Gabbana was tempting us with peep […]Read more "Who said flat shoes were practical?"
Anyone in the south of the UK today will know that the weather is appalling. It is WET. The rain is coming down like stair rods, as my grandmother would say. But I was actually quite excited when I saw the forecast, as it meant I’d get to wear these brilliant Millbank boots from Hunter. […]Read more "These are wellingtons Jim, but not as we know it"
What’s this? Boots with detachable ankle cuffs? Yes indeedy, people! These stunners, designed by Zoe Lee (who, incidentally, was tutored by Manolo Blahnik, so no wonder they’re beautiful) are currently on the ends of my legs and boy, am I enjoying the Friday afternoon treat of trying them on. That they are crafted from the […]Read more "Friday afternoon delight"
The J.W. Anderson show at London fashion week on Monday night was worth the wait (it was a late one, I was tired), and my favourite thing was these go-go style boots. But which pair to choose come spring?! Black or white with a strip of nude, yellow, green or red; or simple monochrome? Anderson […]Read more "J.W. Anderson SS13 go-go boots"