Welcome to my Shoe news. Fabulous updates and Milly J news
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 15 2017 01:09PM
Following the fabulous news of my award shorlists, I was delighted to be invited on BBC Radio Norfolk to chat all things shoes and awards. A fun interview that made me feel at ease.
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, Nov 22 2016 01:47PM
It's finally happened!
I have opened my first shop - All About Shoes in Norwich's Trendy, The Lanes! You can find a host of gorgeous shoe items created by artisans, chocolatiers, prisoners and beyond. Shoes and shoe items are curated from around the world making for a very special boutique. Of course you'll also find my shoes there too!!
Visit us instore today!
By millyjshoes, Nov 7 2016 02:07PM
I am always very open to helping schools with their creativity initiatives and on this occasion, I was invited back by St Francis' School as a judge for their fashion show.
Miss Tabitha Wilson, the head of art is a truly forward thinking and energetic teacher who works incredibly hard to push students to achieve unusual works. The art students proved that they they had boundless amounts of innovative thinking and collaborative skill in creating spme remarkable works from recycled materials.
I was joined on the panel by Hertfordshire Universities head lecturer of Fashion and two other boundary pushing fashion industry women with creative years under their belts.
By millyjshoes, Oct 21 2016 10:25AM
I am thrilled to announce that I have made Natwest's, Great Bitish Entrepreneur Awards as a finalist for Creative Entrepreneur of the Year!
This was toatally unexpected and according to them, the competition was indeed very tight.
Past winners have included the founder of the Cambridge Satchel Comapany and the Lad's Bible among other big names!
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