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By millyjshoes, May 31 2018 02:17PM

This Spring/Summer Milly J and the fabulous people who won at the EDP Awards are featured in the Marry in Norfolk Magazine. It truly was a wonderful night. With Milly J Shoes and Bridal Shoes By Milly J winning the overall award for Wedding Innovation!

By millyjshoes, Mar 9 2018 02:45PM

I am delighted to announce that I am a current prestigious, Drapers Footwear Awards finalist in the category of Footwear Designer of the year.


I do not have high hopes for my win, as I am up against some seriously well known footwear individuals and brands. Some of the finalists include Louboutin for Premium Footwear Brand of the Year to Skechers, Cheaney Shoes, Fit Flop, Clarks and many more!


The glitzy award ceremony is held in the summer in London where the winners will be crowned!

By millyjshoes, Feb 21 2018 10:45AM

Following on from the magnificent overall win at the Archant, EDP Wedding Awards, I was surprised to find a fabulous in print article on the evening as a whole. It was wonderful to see such a great write up on my shop, win and shoes!

By millyjshoes, Feb 1 2018 11:40AM

Milly J Shoes joined the elite of the bridal industry last week to celebrate the annual, EDP and Archant, Bride Wedding Awards!


A fine night that saw many from the industry crowned at the glitzy gala. With 12 categories to win in. Milly J Shoes, Bridal Shoes By Milly J & All About shoes was up for 3 prestigious awards. It wasn't until the final award and the overall award from all the finalists from each category was announced and then whittled down to 3 finalists that Milly J Shoes won the top prize! The Wedding Innovation Award!


This award is handed to a business or individual who has introduced new products and methods and innovations. Moving the bridal industry forward!


I am thrilled, as I pride myself on being unique and innovative. Thank you to Marry in Norfolk, the EDP and Archant for this fantastic Award.


Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the night.


You can read about the night here: http://www.edp24.co.uk/going-out/winners-announced-in-the-2018-edp-bride-the-wedding-awards-at-holiday-inn-norwich-north-1-5376951

By millyjshoes, Jan 3 2018 02:36PM

I am thrilled that a year after opening the shop, I have been shortlisted for 3 prestigious, EDP Bride Wedding Awards. Although I have been designing and making shoes for 7 years now, the brick and mortar shop was launched last year.


Via 3 rigourous judging days, I am shortlisted for:


Newcomer of the Year

Bridal Jeweller or accessory Designer of the Year

Bride Innovation of the Year.


The award's night takes place later in the month. Fingers crossed!

By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2017 10:17AM

Last night saw a host of NATWEST Great British Entrepreneur Finalists gather at the RBS head offices in London. Celebrating the finalists before the grand award's ceremony next moth. Meeting with some very inspiring businesses. The cocktails and stories were flowing everyone revved up about what brought them there in the first place. Reminding us all of the importance of being a unique entrepreneur.

By millyjshoes, Sep 15 2017 01:36PM

Receiving an email from BBC News Look East's, Susie Fowler-Watt inviting me onto their news couch was quite surreal. Upon hearing of my shoes, awards and business endeavours, Susie immediately got me to chat to both her and Stewart.

A fascinating evening going behind the scenes, finding about the news process. Susie was enthralled by her Milly J Shoe clips and plans to visit the shop soon!

The footage can only viewed until 7pm GMT tonight. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b094dg76/look-east-evening-news-14092017

the footage begins at 20:06 timing.

By millyjshoes, Sep 13 2017 10:37AM

What a fabulous surprise to receive an email from NATWEST's, Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2017, saying that I have been shortlisted for an award! I have shortlisted for the High Street Entrpreneur of the Year Award for my brand, Milly J Shoes and shop - All About Shoes.


As the shop has only been open since last November, to receive recognition already is wonderful news.


The judges include James Caan CBE, Haley Parson OBE and many other notable business people. The awards are hosted in November with glitzy ceremonies taking place right across the UK. With despite being based in Norwich, my area will be London.


The judges said of my work:


“Understanding as a teacher and profound life experience are key driving forces within this entrepreneur as she journeys to fulfil her artistic potential. Milly J Shoes brings unprecedented creativity to footwear and fresh imagination to the high street.”



By millyjshoes, Sep 13 2017 10:24AM

After a few attempts and previously being told I was not ready, I am delighted to be shortlisted for the well respected Footwear Friends Awards.


The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.


These sponsored Awards enable Footwear Friends in recognising young entrepreneurs who are the future lifeblood of the industry.


The Awards for 2017include


The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers


Award for Innovation/ Entrepreneurship of £5,000, is to further Designers/Entrepreneurs business expertise. Additionally there is a twelve-month tailored mentoring programme by industry specialists.


Judges included Guy West of Jeffrey and CEOs of Clarks.



By millyjshoes, Mar 9 2017 10:32AM

Milly J is so thrilled to announce that after waiting to announce this news for two months, she is able to confirm that she has been made a finalist for the prestigious, Drapers Footwear Awards.


One of the biggest footwear awards in the world, the event sees the innovative and forward thinking brands and individuals of the footwear world! With last year's winner being Jimmy Choo's creative director and designer, Sandra Choi! So to be considered within this awards ceremony is a true honour.

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