News

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

By millyjshoes, Sep 19 2018 06:23PM

We are excited to announce that the home of Milly J Shoes and Bridal Shoes By Milly J has moved home! We have relocated to a bigger shop in the heart of Norwich - the beautiful historic Tombland area.


We are situated opposite the main entrance to the cathedral, so you can't miss us. Come and visit the new shop and say hello.


Our address is:


Milly J Shoes

12 Tombland High Street

Norwich

NR3 1HF

By millyjshoes, Jan 9 2018 11:13AM

Held at Dunston Hall Hotel, in Ipswich Road, Norwich on Sunday, more than 60 exhibitors showed off what was on offer for a couple’s big day. Lots off exhibitors took to the venue from florists to top local retailers and cake makers. Among them was of course my brand - Milly J Shoes and Bridal Shoes By Milly J.


Helped out by my mother, pictured here with me in our matching skirts and shoes! The next big event will be the two day Wedding Show in the Norwich Showground.

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, Nov 30 2017 11:46AM

I was delighted to be phoned up by the heavy weight New York footwear magazine, Footwear Plus to be interviewed for their winter publication.


The magazine is circulated throughout American and Canada and is both in digitial and hard copy format.

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, Sep 13 2017 10:24AM

After a few attempts and previously being told I was not ready, I am delighted to be shortlisted for the well respected Footwear Friends Awards.


The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.


These sponsored Awards enable Footwear Friends in recognising young entrepreneurs who are the future lifeblood of the industry.


The Awards for 2017include


The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers


Award for Innovation/ Entrepreneurship of £5,000, is to further Designers/Entrepreneurs business expertise. Additionally there is a twelve-month tailored mentoring programme by industry specialists.


Judges included Guy West of Jeffrey and CEOs of Clarks.



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 02:24PM

I am thrilled to announce the launch of my Milly J Shos exhibition after being Approached by North Norfolk's District Council, the award winning, Norfolk Information Centre.


The reception has been very well received and you can view my shoes and a series of Milly J shoe accessories later this week!

10929583_723789151074732_2305558038755364314_n Attachment 1 (98) photo (39) Attachment 7 (25) Attachment 1 (105) Attachment 2 (63) 00 untitled (22)

A small selection of articles

img_5033 (1) img_5034 (1) img_4053 img_4040 th2EA2XYH4 1796706_10153859182765314_1669814032_n 12196041_861388560648123_148768864845980598_n 12196256_861388590648120_7191983102112869584_n 10325621_10152232275509102_6365414704960267773_n 12088279_1700082416889538_7324138861866123643_n Attachment 7 (17) img_5035 img_0942 chris6 Four-Rooms 12313688_10156508721595314_38393095882265805_n 12342353_877735435680102_688478259087868217_n 12573174_905891322864513_2481734274060047695_n 12651094_905891379531174_3475072119580616703_n (2) Resized%20thumb%20web%201 12743729_926942180759427_1280576209362074111_n 12745660_926942247426087_6446327708089828860_n 12745980_926942210759424_4686208200238494986_n 12717269_926942144092764_5608915064478184843_n 12743629_933330473453931_8365752976599178097_n img_5401 (1) img_5910 img_6261 img_6262 archant bride2 archant bride archant bride1 15826547_10158229585660314_7388089643824904917_n 15871490_10158229586600314_2062191036533192752_n 17626181_10158658427095314_6564652830092785644_n 17796090_10158658426965314_2876390584450643178_n 17523206_10158658427260314_9158663580848460021_n IMG_9863 IMG_9864 newspaper