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By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2020 10:29PM

Finding new routes for success hasn't always been easy, but can help inspire innovation. And this is what I hoped to share with Sydenham High School for Girls when I was invited in to share my astory two weeks ago. Thank to the school for hosting my lecture for their Socrates programme.


You can read the article here *copy and paste the link.


https://www.sydenhamhighschool.gdst.net/2020/02/emily-jupp-inspires-socrates-scholars/

By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2020 10:20PM

As always, Bridemagazine put on an amazing two day show for the bridal public at the Norfolk Showground last weekend. From catwalks sponsored by Bullens Jewellersto back drops supplied by Big Smiles Photography to wonderful hotwl services offered by The Maids Head Hotel. It was lovely to meet both new and seasoned suppliers.

By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2020 09:50PM

I was invited by BBC Radio Norfolk to come into the studio to chat to Graham Barnard for the run-up yo Norfolk Day on the 27th July.


The county will be getting into the spirit of the annual event, as will Milly J Shoes! Find out what swe get up to soon.

By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2020 09:40PM

With Mother's Day approaching, it was nice to find a kind write up in the EDP Newspaper featuring Milly J Shoes' and The Maids Head Hotel's Mothering Sunday event, It was in fact listed as one of their top 5 treats.


We are hosting another fun and creative decadent afternoon tea and shoe accessory making workshop held at the iconic hotel.


Please see the home page for details.

By millyjshoes, Feb 5 2020 11:01PM

Milly J Shoes is thrilled to have been shortlisted for two Footwear Industry Awards. Receiving accolades from the industry heavyweights themselves is very humbling.


The categories I am shortlisted in are, Footwear Designer of the Year and Accesory Brand of the Year!


https://footwearindustryawards.com/finalists/

By millyjshoes, Feb 5 2020 10:39PM

In a mad rush, I received a call from the BBC Look East news team wanting to come in to chat to me - immediately. Catching wind of a special shoe I had just finished making for The Bridewell Museum.


The museum is holding a pop up event all this month in celebration of Norwich's historic shoe trade. The exhibit features shoes created by a cross section of women, with a special Milly J shoe sculpture which will be permanently housed in the Bridewell shoe section.


If you've not visited the museum, it has a magnificent room dedicated to John Newstead, a local pharmacist who received an MBE for his services to the pharmaceutical trade. Collections of quaint and curious artefacts from the Victorian era fill jars and shelves and my - it is a sight to behold! Inspired by this, the shoe scuplture created was in homage to this.


I will reveal the shoe properly soon.

By millyjshoes, Feb 5 2020 10:21PM

Fancy treating your mother to something a little bit different this Mother's Day? Well, now you can!


Once again, The Maids Head Hotel and Milly J Shoes come together to bring you a fun and delightful event on the 22nd March!

A traditional afternoon tea at the Maids Head Hotel, followed by a shoe accessory making workshop. Your wonderful creations can them be beuatifully boxed to take home with you.


To book please see below:


01603 272008


events@maidsheadhotel.co.uk


£45.00 PP

By millyjshoes, Feb 5 2020 10:15PM

A few top and loyal bridal businesses within the Cathedral Quarter area were invited to exhibit at the beautiful Maids Head Hotel wedding open day. The doors flew open to prosepctive brides and their parties. Blossoming bouquets supplied by Elizabeths Florits. Elegant wedding dress displays from Elm Hill Brides. Classic settings from Bob Lloyd Toastmaster. Fun and vibrant photography from Just Big Smiles Photography. A spine tingling setting from Forensic Minds and of course bespoke shoes from Milly J Shoes!


Please get in touch with these businesses from your event needs.

By millyjshoes, Jan 7 2020 02:46PM

There is something very powerful about coming together and collaborating with local fellow businesses. We are all in the business sector, not least the wedding sector and realise the importance of creating a cohesive project that benefits all involved and beyond.


The Maids Head Hotel, England's oldest hotel is no stranger to weddings and so organised a photoshoot with local brides. I hope you'd agree that the finished project looks great!


Businesses involved included:


The Maids Head Hotel

Milly J Shoes

Just Big Smiles Photography

Hairsmiths

Best Beauty

Elizabeths The Florists



Mandy Ames

Victoria Seminerio

Ana Sofia Moniz


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The Maids Head 1963 Bentley

By millyjshoes, Jan 7 2020 02:34PM

Last Sunday was a great occasion coming together for the annual EDP/Archant, Dunston Hall Wedding Show.


The event always sees a fantastic footfall of bride and grooms to be along with their family and friends. This year's show felt particularly smooth and relaxed with both the suppliers and visitors enjoying the extensive range of services on offer.


Wew look forward to seeing you at the two day, Showground event in February!

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