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

By millyjshoes, Jan 11 2019 04:14PM

Following on from the great news in the EDP Newspaper!


I’m on the campaign to reduce the landfill implications within the footwear industry with 330 million pairs in the uk alone manufactured a year with most of these ending up in landfill. One pair takes 50 years to decompose with gases and toxins released into our atmosphere due to the manmade materials in use. The way forward is upcyling. Transforming the pairs you don’t wear or old shoes into new designs. Putting off the landfill destiny for another few years! Fast fashion is an issue.

By millyjshoes, Jan 11 2019 03:59PM

Meeting new clients to be and brides is a highlight of what we do at Milly J Shoes. The wonderful EDP Show at the Dunston Hall Hotel was a magnificent affair. We look foreward to seeing you at our next show, the Norfolk Showground, Bride Show!

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, Jan 3 2018 02:29PM

Last year, I was delighted to be approached by two local ladies who had won awards in the prestigious, EDP Bride awards. They wanted to put together an editiorial including local bridal suppliers who had also won awards within the ceremony. So I was thrilled, as I had not applied to win an award!


Karen and Emily brought together a Fauvism shoot that was bursting with local creativity and talent with me designing and making the shoes.


The shot went to print, including in Your Norfolk Wedding and Bride Magazine.

By millyjshoes, Nov 14 2017 12:09PM

A lovely day was had at Norwich High School For Girls' annual Christmas market. An array of artisans flocked to sell their beautiful handmade goods at the well respected school. Milly J Shoes was delighted to meet both old and new faces.

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, Aug 10 2017 12:57PM

For the latest fun article - please see the following link!


http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/politics/kylie-minogue-s-shoemaker-showcases-fantasy-shoes-and-accessories-in-cromer-1-5139670

By millyjshoes, Aug 3 2017 02:04PM

Milly J Shoes is delighted to announce a series of exhibitions throughout the summer.


Approached by the UK's largest exhibition space for Craft & Design - The National Centre For Craft and design to exhibit my shoes for their wonderful, The World is Your Dressing Up Box Exhibition.


Two of my shoes can be viewed here, Me Time and Chocolate Ooze. The shoes are showcased in the main exhibition space alongside works worn by Lady Gaga, The Spice Girls and shoes designed by leading footwear designers!

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