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By millyjshoes, Mar 20 2020 05:36PM
Last week and (possibly the last talk I will do for the forseeable future due to the current situation - Covid-19), I was invited to share my story and business journey at The Assembly Rooms in Norwich.
It was a bustling room full of professional ladies from law firms including Steeles, Howes Percival and financial planners such as Loveday and Partners, to The Style Show and Jarrolds. However, due to Covid-19, you could see the numbers were more subdued than normal.
However, after a fine lunch supplied by The Assembly House, I took to the stage to share with the room my unusual story. It went incredibly well and I look forward to giving more talks after this has all blown over.
Please stay safe. Please also see the, Your Dream Shoes to Wear page for our Covid-19 promise to you.
By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2020 10:39PM
Just because as a brand you may have been going for several years, does not automatically suggest you'll receive a front cover! However, this year was Milly J Shoes' year for this surprise. I may be a bit biased, but it in fact, the focal point of the image - the shoes!
Bride Magazine is one of Archant's top publications and each magazine lasts for a whole year, so enough time for me to get used to the front cover.
Included in the magazine are also Milly J shoes dotted about. Thank you to Bride Magazine.
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:
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 02:34PM
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!
By millyjshoes, Nov 27 2019 10:15PM
To bring in the Christmas Spirit, Milly J hosted an afternoon tea and shoe clip making workshop at The Maids Head Hotel. The rooms were decked with classy decorations, our teacups were brimming and bellies full of scrumptious treats. The hotel did us proud.
The ladies who attended had great fun chattering and creating festive shoe clips to give as gifts. Streams of ribbon, bouquets of faux flowers, buttons, embellishments and more were offered to help create their wonderful clips. I took the ladies through demonstrations and then guided them through as they made their own.
As a partner with The Maids Head, England's oldest hotel, we are pleased to be hosting more of these in the future.
By millyjshoes, Nov 27 2019 09:46PM
Milly J Shoes opened its doors to a group of refugee woman from across the globe. Working together with English + and The Museums of Norwich, Milly J Shoes hosted a shoe clip making workshop, Bringing the historic footwear element Norwich once housed back to its heart. A wonderful morning and afternoon creating embellishments for a special reveal that will become apparent soon!
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, Oct 17 2019 03:26PM
If I could go back to a day last week that I felt inspired by, it'd certainly be last Friday. Together with English + and The Bridewell Musuem, Milly J Shoes opened its doors to a group of refugee women. Women from Bulgaria, China, Syria and beyond came together in the shop for a Milly J talk. Speaking about how I have faced stereotyping, but how I use this to my advantage. But, they in actual fact inspired me!
I look forward to welcoming more groups in November for shoe workshops.
*Apologies, the photo insists on being upside!
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