Veganism is now practiced by around 1% of the population, so thats around 650000 people in the UK. With a belief system based on no animal cruelty a lot of the products taken for granted that can’t be touched by vegan hands. Be sure to check that the manufacturer uses no animal glue to make sure your shoes are vegan friendly. In this blog we look at what materials vegans can wear on their feet.
Hot on the catwalks at the Autumn/Winter shows was the statement heel. Prada showed black satin shoes with a large golden heel encrusted in jewels. Proeza Schouler had some tie up strappy sandals with a large metal heel. Marni had some delicate strappy sandals with a ball heel and Byblos showed purple leather pointed boots with a contrasting 4 inch heel. With these designers taking the plunge into the statement heel world they are a wardrobe must have for Autumn/Winter 2017 Continue reading “5 Popular Shoe Styles For Autumn/Winter 2017”
Counterfeit goods have been around since the start of brands, with global counterfeiting estimated to be worth up to half a trillion dollar a year or 2.5% of all global imports. We’ve all seen lookalike products that are a fraction of the price on street corners, but the counterfeiting business is now not mainly sold through street retailers but from online retailers instead. Continue reading “Counterfeit shoes – worth the cost?”
The first supermodel was the style icon of the sixties. In 1972 when her manager, photographer Justin de Villeneuve convinced traditional British shoemaker George Cleverly to design brogues for a female audience the result was a black and white brogue with a bow on top that were worn by Twiggy. A traditional shoe worn by farmers in the 1800s suddenly became a fashion item, still worn and loved to this day. Continue reading “5 Iconic Pairs of Shoes”
Today heels are an essential part of a woman’s wardrobe, but where did they come from originally and why were they invented? In this blog we’ll have a look at the history of heels. Continue reading “The Origin of High Heels”