• beachwear,  designers,  fashion,  High street,  holidays,  shoes,  shopping,  style

    Birkenstocks – The sandals of 2014

    When people look back at the summer of 2014 they will see it was the year that the humble Birkenstock made a grand return to the fashion fore. The sandal that has always been known for the levels of comfort and support it provided for the wearer has this year been a bonafide fashion item, as the ‘fugly’ pool slider styles became beloved wardrobe foot fodder of a whole host of fashionable celebs. Style and comfort is a delectable combination, and I have to admit, one that I have succumbed to. Celebs love their Birkies When online shoe brand Shoetique asked if I would like to review something from their…

  • accessories,  Autumn/Winter 2013/4,  fashion,  shoes,  shopping,  style

    New Season FitFlops

    Ever since Joe, my four-year-old,  started school, I have found myself doing more and more walking. I’ve found that I actually enjoy being in the great outdoors and getting around as much as possible by foot. In addition, school holidays are often spent chasing after a bike, being stuck in goal or generally traipsing around an assortment of zoos, museums and theme parks. By some quirk of fate, I’ve become an outdoorsy type. And therein lies the problem. All this walking and running around is playing havoc with my feet, especially as I’ve never been sensible in the shoe department. I prefer heels whenever possible, having never learned my lesson…