Welcome to my Shoe news. Fabulous updates and Milly J news
By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2018 06:35PM
Many know that I was originally trained as a professional actress and singer and the fluidity of the creative arts is very important to me.
I am thrilled to be raising awareness and singing for the Mudeka Foundation show. The foundation was established by Anna Mudeka and raises funds for orphaned children in Zimbabwe. As I too was an orphan, this is especially important to me.
I will be singing solos and alongside Soprano Emma Nuule.
Tickets are still available and the rehearsal was filmed by the BBC with Emma and I sitting on the BBC Look East couch this Friday prior to the show.
Photos are from yesterday's rehearsal.
By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2018 06:28PM
Since moving shop to the beautiful Tombland, the press as always has been very supportive. Thank you to the EDP newspaper and the Evening News for featuring this article.
By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2018 06:18PM
Matthew Gudgin - is one of the main BBC Norfolk Radio hosts, runs a Tuesday guest slot whereby the team choose an individual within Norfolk to be interviewed. The surprsing part is that all theguests have made contributuons to Norfolk life and have indeed had interesting lives thus far!
It is also considered to be the, "Desert Island Discs" of Norfolk. Choosing just 6 songs was a hard feat to achieve!
You can listen to my interview here:
By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2018 06:05PM
Milly J was recently shortlisted for a prestigious, footwear award. Thye Footwear Friends award is one of the main industry footwear awards in Europe ans runs the oldest Footwear Industry charity in the country. In conjunction with The Society of Shoe Fitters, the British Footwear Association, Clarks, Dune, Schuh, Cordwainers and many others, this award is certainly packed with fantastic support.
Milly met with a panel from Clarks, The Dune Group and others.
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, 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, Jun 12 2017 03:29PM
This post was actually from last month - though it was a wonderful article created by the classy, handbag sized, Vanilla Magazine. Copies can be picked up from upmarket boutiques, hotels and shops.
By millyjshoes, Jun 12 2017 03:22PM
It was indeed nice to receive this article in KL Magazine. Circulting around the Noprfolk and Suffolk areas, this glossy magazine is a must have for the fashion and lifestyle conscious.
You can read a full version of the article by clicking on the images in the right hand side column.
By millyjshoes, Jun 12 2017 03:11PM
Milly J is excited to have met a fellow creative who also likes to gently push boundaries within fashion. Taking her gently under her wing, Milly has collaborated with Hattie and Millie, the Milliner to create sets for clients. The perfect name for a ollaboarion with us, with Milly spelt differently. Offering Kirsty of Hattie and Millie a space within our shop to house some of her beautiful head pieces.
So ladies, if you're seeking the perfect shoe and hat combination, look no further! You can order by visiting my shop.
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