Tuesday Shoesday – The ultimate espadrilles

It’s not often that I write a brand feature on my blog but after following the development of Alice X over the past couple of years I couldn’t resist writing about the long-awaited launch of the collection. With colourful designs, traditional construction and unstoppable sass, these shoes deserve to be shouted about a little. Plus, […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Space saving shoe storage

Earlier this year I started to sort out my clutter. It was an absolute necessity, as I was moving house and I didn’t want to take all the accumulated clutter with me. Plus, I knew that I would have much less storage space so some of my belongs either had to go to the charity […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Oscars 2016: Get the look for less

Each year it gets harder and harder to pick out the hottest shoe trends at the Oscars. Why? Because of all the floor-lengths gowns, of course! Those award-winning actresses are doing a grand job of picking out the perfect pair of shoes to complement their outfit and then hiding them away underneath their drag-along-the-floor dress. […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ The most festive footwear ever!

It’s exactly one month to Christmas and I couldn’t let this significant point in the Christmas countdown pass without a little acknowledgement and a lot of shoes. Festive shoes to be precise. Yes, I’ve scoured the shops for the most festive footwear, Christmassy courts and holiday heels, and now I’m sharing the results of my […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Back to school

I’ve always been one of those people who love ‘back to school’ time. I’ve not been at school for many years now, but I still remember getting excited about choosing my new pencil-case and buying stationery supplies ready for the new term. In fact, I think that’s the reason that I stayed at uni for so many years […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ I finally found the ideal summer wedges!

Do you remember that last month I was on the hunt for the ideal pair of summer shoes? Although I managed to pick up a pair of comfortable mint-green wedges from the carboot sale, I wasn’t any closer to getting my ‘ideal’ pair that I discussed in this blog post. My requirements are a pair of […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Summer footwear

Last week I spent ages searching online for the perfect pair of summer shoes – something that would go with bare legs and pretty dresses – in a colour that would be neutral enough to look good with a whole range of prints and colours and could be used later on in the year too. I […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Fill the whole world with a rainbow

Taking inspiration from the weather is rarely something that I do, but we’ve been having lots of those changeable weather days recently, when its sunny one minute and throwing it down with rain the next. Pretty bad for making suitable coat decisions, but great for making gorgeous rainbows! I’ve seen loads just recently and I’m […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Pretty pumps

This week my big winter boots have been left firmly on the shelf, as everyday (even on the bank holiday!) was lovely and sunny. It was therefore time to crack out the summer skirts and choose some suitably cute summer footwear to go with them. I’ve tried out my Jamhill sandals (that I reviewed last […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – So many shoes, so little space!

If you love shoes the way that I love shoes, you’ll be experiencing the same dilemma that I am. As the shoe ‘collection’ grows and the wardrobe stays the same size, I’m struggling with finding places to stash my footwear. So that’s what this week’s Tuesday Shoesday is all about – sensible storage for not-so-sensible […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – superfan Star Wars shoes

One of my lovely Facebook friends (see my page here) sent me these photos of a pair of Star Wars shoes this week and I just have to share them with you too. These shoes are crazy (and quite possibly impractical) but they are also pretty cool – perfect for Star Wars superfans and they even […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Make your own Valentine’s treats for your feet

As Valentine’s Day drawers nearer, I couldn’t help looking for inspiration for loved-up footwear, and this week’s drool comes in the (heart) shape of Marc Jacobs and the insane heels below: I would probably never wear such crazy shoes myself (although obviously I wouldn’t turn down a pair if hubby has chosen an extravagant Valentines […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Monochrome at the Screen Actors’ Guild

Tuesday again, and last night saw celebrities parading on the red carpet at the Screen Actors’ Guild 2013 awards show in the US. A surprising number of actresses chose to wear monochrome gowns, such as The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies below, and even more glamourous ladies went for classic black with sparkly embellishments. Of course, I wasn’t really […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Nature’s footwear

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had a few photos of shoes sent to me which have a common theme – natural materials. It started with these heels made from coral. I can’t help but think that ‘real’ coral might be a little too delicate for a full day of wear – and I imagine […]

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Shoesday Tuesday – Spooky shoes

Check out these crazy spooky shoes that I’ve come across while looking for scary footwear for Halloween: I’m sure you could D-I-Y (D-eye-Y get it?!) these beady-eyed Louboutin heels using goggly eyes from any craft supplies shop and stick them all over an old pair of shoes (or just on the heel) using a glue-gun. This would be […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Breathing a new lease of life into your pale summer shoes – DIY shoe dyeing

If you’ve recently got married, or have been a bridesmaid, or have simply bought some pale summer shoes, maybe you’d like to extend their wearable life by dyeing them?! Often pale shoes get pretty messed up after a day of walking around churchyards and dancing on a sticky dancefloor, so are pretty unwearable after a wedding! I fancied […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Tippy-tappy-toes

If you haven’t already seen this trend, it’s literally everywhere this month – just flick through any of the gossip weeklies & fashion mags, or nip into any high street shop and you’ll spot it straight away. I’m talking about toe caps – and not just the blind-you-as-you-walk-by silver ones – toe caps in all colourways are the […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The SEVEN INCH stilettos

Can you believe the dizzying heights that shoes are now reaching?? These killer heels are a full seven inches at the heel! They are slightly more wearable than other stilettos due to their massive chunky platform, but as a girl who struggles walking in anything over 4 inches, I think I’ll stick with my ballet pumps […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Summer sale shoes you can wear this Autumn!

Time to celebrate – not only have the London Olympics started but also this year’s Summer sales have begun early! The dodgy weather has been blamed for a poor turn-out on the high street and therefore stores are starting their Summer sales to pull in the punters and that means there’s lots of footwear bargains to […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Sporty AND glamourous?!

Its Wimbledon this week and the Olympics are just around the corner so I thought I’d focus this week’s Tuesday Shoesday on sports shoes. But I’m not just talking trainers (although we all love a no-hassle comfy plimsoll every now and then), I mean über-glam footwear – high-heeled sports shoes! Wedge-heeled trainers (such as these above designed by […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Accessories Designer of the Year Charlotte Dellal

Glamour magazine has announced their winners for Women of the Year 2012 and the award that stood out for me, especially as it is Tuesday Shoesday, was the winner of Accessories Designer of the Year which went to lovely British designer Charlotte Dellal. I’ve featured Charlotte’s design in a previous Tuesday Shoesday post, showing her retro beach-inspired […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The collectible of the future?

       These S/S12 Prada Flame shoes have got the fashion industry hot under the collar and are simply amazing – crazy, even. The cartoon-like batman-esque heels kind of resemble a vintage American car and this delicate detail, as well as the decoration heaped on the toe, has resulted in the these examples of designer footwear being described […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Making your favourite shoes last

Last week I took my trusty old dancing shoes to be reheeled. I don’t know why I’ve been putting it off (actually, I do know why – the price!) but they have been waiting for new heels since one plopped off just before Christmas. They have been out of action ever since, apart from a couple […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The Most Comfortable Shoes Ever??

It is just me, or does everyone think that bowling shoes are simply the most comfortable shoes they’ve ever worn? On more than one occasion I’ve seriously considered ditching the pumps that I arrived in and waltzing out of the bowling alley in my new super-comfy shoes – and I would have – if I hadn’t worn […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Ankles are back for A/W12

Last week a new footwear trend emerged at Paris Fashion Week – ankle straps.    For Autumn/Winter 2012, Paris Fashion Week was awash with massive variety of shoe colours and styles – all featuring ankle-straps. On the catwalk Louis Vuitton showed super-high, colour-block strappies with eye-catching features including oversized buttons and metallic toe-caps. Christian Dior (above) showcased cute ballet-style shoes with […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Pinup Couture

I am delighted to report that my special birthday shoes have finally arrived and I am head-over-heels (excuse the pun) about them! Here’s the exciting moment that I unwrapped them for the first time:     This has unleashed a whole new obsession for me: Pin-Up Couture. What a fabulous range by fancy dress favourite […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Wet weather footwear from @WellyHeaven

A lovely company called Welly Heaven started following me on Twitter last week and their wellies are simply fabulous! The company is based in Ireland and their wellies start at only 30 Euros with free delivery. I think these wellies are perfect for brightening up a dull drizzly winter day and will look great as part […]

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