shoes

Perfect pairing – Red Wing and Nudie



Red Wing boots for women and Nudie Jeans

After a long hiatus I’m finally revisiting Nudie jeans. I used to wear Nudie a lot, back in the early days of skinny jeans, when you couldn’t prise me out of my Super Slim Kims. When they stopped making those, I moved on, by then to boyfriends, eventually slipping back into my default 501s.

But Nudie is back on my radar (more…)



Fuzzy feet from Avec Modération



Avec Moderation sandals

Oh Gucci, what have you started? Latest to the frouffy, camp, furry footwear party is Avec Modération, a Florence-based brand whose furry and shearling slippers and slides (around £200-£235) have just landed in store. (more…)



Buy it now: Joseph shoes



Joseph shoes

Joseph is one of those brands that doesn’t get a lot of shouty media attention but lots of people rely on. It’s just added an excellent shoe component to the line-up that’s a mix of boyish favourites and walkable glove shoes.

I especially like the vegetable tanned, crepe-heeled boots in classic colours from maroon, to tan, to black. (more…)



Buy it now: Francesco Russo



Francesco Russo shoe designer

Gianvito Rossi has become one of the best selling shoe brands at Net-a-Porter and Harvey Nichols with his classic stiletto pumps making him a favourite for women who need a sharp no-frills shoe with a kick of glamour. But as he pivots into a more fashion-centric sphere, who does one go to next for a sexy cigarette pump with a twist?

I like Francesco Russo, who Harvey Nichols is touting as “one of the most sensational shoe designers to emerge in a long time”. His leopard-print slingbacks and suede cutaway pumps have the kind of ruler-straight heel that I love (more…)