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Welcome to my Shoe news. Fabulous updates and Milly J news

By millyjshoes, Oct 17 2019 03:42PM

A very kind, unknown individual had put me up for one of the global, Luxury Travel Awards. The first I heard of this was via an email. However, what is reassuring is that these awards are very diligent and sift through all the information they can find on the nominee before putting them forward. So I am delighted to say that I was phoned up to announce that Milly J Shoes has one the 2019/20 Luxury Travel Guide Award in the category of Wedding Specialist for Shoe Store of the Year!

By millyjshoes, Oct 17 2019 03:36PM

I have posted about this previously, but last week was the actual event. Women across Norfolk had been chosen by the public and then an esteemed panel of judges and The Edp to become one of Norfolk's top 100 Most Inspiring Women.


It was a truly inspiring day, as you can imagine with some very talented and clever women (excluding my self)! I was placed on a table with women who included the UK's first female firefighter, high profile stylist, Chrissi Rix, head teacher of Norwich School for Girls, Kirsty Von Malaise and others.


Wine was poured and food was readily consumed in the stunning venue of Brasted's. Delightful chatter and a few tears shed as women came together.


Thank you to Sophie Stainthorpe, The EDP's head of content for initially nominating me!


The 100 Most Inspiring Norfolk Women newspaper articles can be googled.

By millyjshoes, Apr 12 2019 12:25PM

Milly J is excited to announce that she has been shorlisted for two prestigious Drapers Footwear Awards. The Drapers awards are one of the biggest awards that recognise the industry. Being alongside some behemoths of the industry is a true honour!


She is nominated as the Footwear Designer of the Year and The Best Sustainability Initiative of the Year. The second being her campaign to reduce the footwear landfill implications.

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.

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