Grenson’s limited edition shoe with a literary twist

  There’s lots of information on fabulous flat shoes and how to wear them in Book Number Two (final proofread arriving this week) and one of the experts I spoke to for that chapter was from Grenson . This week the British shoe brand launches a wonderful collaboration with Persephone Books, I’ve written about it forRead more

Casual Glamour: Orla Kiely for Clarks

Orla Kiely’s last collection for Clarks launches today and the Casual Glamourpuss in me is always happy to step over to the sparkly side. Perfect with Prada-inspired cropped trousers and a neat jacket or charcoal opaque tights and a navy dress; the retro seventies-styling feels just right for now. The platforms are fantastic but I’mRead more

This week’s most-wanted: the Boden Alice shoe

  Just like the wonderful Yayoi Kusama, I’ve always been a big fan of polka dots. The floor-to-ceiling frenzy is fine in an art gallery but when it comes to wearing spots, I prefer to keep it minimal (think socks, scarves and the occasional shirt). On a shoot this week, I used these lovely dottyRead more

Classic autumn shoes: Cheaney for Toast

  I think I’ve forgotten how to wear shoes. It’s been such a lovely, long summer and – if you can brave the morning chill – is still just about warm enough for Birkenstocks. So this year’s autumn transition feels particularly tricky. I’ve noticed that Toast has a small range of women’s styles handcrafted inRead more

Feeling the Loafer Love

  Photo: Garance Doré As summer slips into autumn, I’ve been thinking of slipping out of my Birkenstocks and into a pair of loafers. Clarks has a couple of fantastic pairs – and these street style pictures show how I’d wear them: Clarks Busby Folly, £69.99, available HERE . Clarks Griffin Milly, £46.99, available HERE . Photo:Read more

Comfy Shoes

Now if that headline doesn’t pull in the crowds, I’ll sack my podiatrist. That’s Not My Age loves a mum shoe and I’m delighted to hear that fashionable young celebrities, like Maggie Gyllenhaal, have taken to wearing orthpaedic footwear. Forget grey hair that’s for old folks, it’s woo hoo for Worishofers! Going one step further Clarks Originals autumn/winter collection hasRead more