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By millyjshoes, Oct 30 2018 05:00PM

I was very lucky to be interviewed on the BBC Look East News couch alongside fellow soloist, Emma Nuule. The slot was hosted by BBC stalwarts, Stewart White and Amelia Reynolds, discussing our night of performance and singing for the Mudeka Foundation.


It was a dash from the studios to the stage for the night's performance however!

By millyjshoes, Jan 25 2018 10:40AM

A chance meeting landed me with an exciting collaboration which is coming soon to Milly J Shoes!


Look out for this soon!

By millyjshoes, Apr 2 2017 06:08PM

As a speaker for schools, I was contacted by St Mary's High School in Croydon to help inspire 130 teenage girls. My first impression was my amazement at seeing only 9 white faces in the sea of expectant faces. It certainly wasn't a diverse school in terms of ethnic diversity.


St Mary's is considered an inner city school and is headed by a remarkable priciple who prides herself on offering her students other avenues in which to take their lives. Hence my invitation. I am always thrilled to do occasions such as this, as in my opinion, it is the schools such as these that need the inspiration to break free from routes that many would think are already set for them.

By millyjshoes, Feb 4 2016 01:28PM

I was recently featured in the Precious Success Magazine founded by Foluke Akinlose MBE who of course founded the Precious Awards.


You can read my story here: http://precioussuccess.com/movers-shakers-emily-jupp-eastwood/


Thank you for following my updates!

By millyjshoes, Oct 30 2015 01:28PM

A great course was had yesterday at The British leather Centre and John Lobb headquarters.


To be surrounded by individuals who took the utmost pride in their work was actually quite inspiring and that's how it should be. Taking such care and precision for the end result. The over 100 year old John Lobb shoe brand is steeped in tradition with a pair setting you back at a mere £1000! Though you can now see why.


The course covered aspects from lasting to leather work right through to packaging.


Thank you to the British Footwear Association for organsing the course and content.

By millyjshoes, Oct 30 2015 01:13PM


Still glowing after winning the Prime Minister Endorsed, Precious Award in the categoryy of Outstanding Woman in the Creative Industries.


You can read the article via the link or through the image.


http://www.thecomet.net/news/business/stevenage_shoe_artist_whose_fans_include_kylie_minogue_and_boy_george_wins_top_award_for_quirky_designs_1_4287413






By millyjshoes, Sep 17 2015 10:35AM

This really is an honour and to be honest, there are far more inspiring and aspiring women out there than myself. Though none the less, last night, I received an invite from Pinky Linani OBE last night to join her invitation only and exclusive, Women of the Future Network.


The Women of the Future Network (previously Inspirational Women’s Network) is an exclusive network of high potential and high achieving UK women. The network was created in 2007 and includes some of the UK’s most pioneering and talented women. *Thier words - not mine!


Thank you for this.


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 03:29PM

So pleased to announce that her efforts have once again been noticed by Theo Paphitis. Two years ago, Milly J Shoes won its first business award from the man himself. That was indeed a grand moment and Milly J became one of Theo's, SBS Award Winners. SBS awards small business owners and is a great platform for businesses to gain the support from the famous ex, Dragon's Den Dragon and business tycoon. This time, Milly was alerted that Theo has now chosen her as this month's, Business of the Month. This is great, as it means Milly J Shoes is still on the tycoon's radar! Thank you to Mr. P!



Best wishes



Milly J


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 03:03PM

Wowee!



Milly J Shoes would like to thank you all for your nominations. 9 Nominations have come through for the Footwear Industry Awards. As a small brand, one woman team in fact, to receive at least one nomination for these prestigious awards is reassuring.



Last year I was lucky enough to win the Highly Commended Footwear Designer of the Year. Runner up to the biggie. Now approaching my second year, I daren't even expect anything!



So as I am competing with the likes of Clarks, Louboutin, Kors, Ruby Shoo and many more, your votes would truly help.



So get voting by clicking the banner!



My Categories are:



Ladies Footwear Brand of the Year


Footwear Brand of the Year


Ladies Independent Retailer of the Year


Leader in Customer Service


Fashion Brand of the Year


Platinum Shoe Award


Best Use of Technology


Footwear Designer of the Year


Personality of the Year



Thank you for your continued support!


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 02:45PM

Did you manage to catch Milly J strut her stuff on prime time show, Four Rooms? Milly J made a great impact when all four dealers had great praise about her shoes. So much so that Milly even managed to bag dealer, Celia Swayer as an investor! Great times are ahead and Milly has much to look forward to with Celia on board!

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