The double monk – so called because historically speaking, it was popular with those habit-wearing folk in monasteries – seems to be having a moment. And while it’s easy to find evidence of the trend in menswear, these double buckles are a little harder to find in a petite size 37. So I’ve done a […]Read more "funky monks"
Why, you may well ask, is En Brogue telling me about sandals in October? Is she MAD? Well yes, just a little bit. But when I had the opportunity to order this pair of Ancient Greek Sandals a couple of months ago, I couldn’t resist. LOOK AT THEM. I love this brand. I wore and […]Read more "I need a holiday, somewhere in the su-u-un"
A few years ago, I would have been very unsure about wearing leopard print shoes (people will shout “Bet Lynch” and point at my feet!). That was before these Pretty Ballerinas pumps came into my life. I soon discovered, to my delight, that they literally went with everything. I dressed them up with a red […]Read more "Leopard? Def."
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?"