The best way to wear flat lace-ups and brogues

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Introducing the best flat shoe-wearer on the planet: Ana Gimeno Brugada. The Milan-based, Spanish-born stylist and fashion consultant (and regular on my best-dressed Pinterest board ) is never out of Gentlewoman Style footwear and Gucci flats .  Ana GB is fairly elusive and has said of the fashion week circus, ‘Sometimes they are just trying to get shots of people inRead more

The brogue is always in vogue

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Miss Marples, lady golfer or Gentlewoman Style? To me, the brogue is always in vogue. Church’s fancy, tasseled Derby shoe is currently shouting my name (available HERE) . I wore orthotics for a while but eventually gave up trying to wedge them into shoes and boots, and decided to spend more on decent shoes instead. My feet have been absolutely fine andRead more

How to keep your feet looking great when you’re older

Sarah Harris, flat sandals

Shoes: Pleasure & Pain is a new fashion exhibition at the V&A (opening 13 June), though as anyone over-40 knows, it’s all about the comfy shoe now. Having squeezed my feet into second-hand winkle-pickers as a teenager, worn daft heels as a fashion editor and run around in Converse All Stars as a down-with-the-youngsters freelancer – I came to the conclusionRead more

My new favourite shop: And Other Stories

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Talking about where to find clothes on the high street when you’re over-40 at work the other day, one of my FABulously stylish (that’s Fifty And Beyond, if you haven’t read Style Forever ) colleagues recommended & Other Stories. H&M’s latest brand currently only has one UK shop, on Regent Street, London, but most of the merchandiseRead more