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By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 11:08AM

With the exciting launch of, Norfolk Talks last week, I was invited to chat to Stephen Bumfrey of BBC Radio Norfolk about thefine East Anglian people we have set to be a part of the series.


In his usual ubeat manner, he was able to get me to reveal a few of the fabulous inspirers!


The interview can be heard at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08cf5w3 timing, 3:32:18

By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 10:57AM

I tentatively approached Archant with an idea and this is what I came up with! A new series of videos featuring some of Norfolk’s best known personalities and entertainers is being launched to inform and entertain people in the county through lockdown and beyond.



https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/edp-launch-norfolk-talks-anna-mudeka-1-6662720



By millyjshoes, May 26 2020 10:43AM

During Covid-19, the EDP has been very loyal and supportive of local business. Of course, locality of the news is important to the newspaper.


I received the news of being a Drapers Footwear Awards finalist during the height of lockdown, and The EDP Newspaper were keen to publicise this news to their readership.


The link can be found below. Happy reading!


https://www.edp24.co.uk/features/norwich-shoe-designer-milly-j-fashion-award-nomination-1-6649837

By millyjshoes, Apr 28 2020 01:23PM

Lockdown has been challenging for many businesses. Navigating new ways of working and continuing to reach out to clients has been part of this.


However, lockdown is not necessarily the moment to have expected to receive good news. Milly J Shoes has been made a finalist for Footwear Designer of the Year in the very prestigious Drapers awards. With judges including Adidas CEOS, Clarks, Schuh and many more.


https://footwearawards.drapersonline.com/2020-shortlist



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:


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 02:34PM

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.

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