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

By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2017 10:17AM

Last night saw a host of NATWEST Great British Entrepreneur Finalists gather at the RBS head offices in London. Celebrating the finalists before the grand award's ceremony next moth. Meeting with some very inspiring businesses. The cocktails and stories were flowing everyone revved up about what brought them there in the first place. Reminding us all of the importance of being a unique entrepreneur.

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 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, Mar 9 2017 10:32AM

Milly J is so thrilled to announce that after waiting to announce this news for two months, she is able to confirm that she has been made a finalist for the prestigious, Drapers Footwear Awards.


One of the biggest footwear awards in the world, the event sees the innovative and forward thinking brands and individuals of the footwear world! With last year's winner being Jimmy Choo's creative director and designer, Sandra Choi! So to be considered within this awards ceremony is a true honour.

By millyjshoes, Dec 23 2016 12:19PM

Milly J Shoes and Bridal Shoes of Milly J has excitingly been made a finalist for 2017's highly respected, Footwear Industry Awards! Taking the spot along with the likes of Skechers for Best Use of Technology / Etailer of the Year!


Wish me Luck - though don't forget that I have just launched my new retail shop - All About Shoes and so I am also a retailer now!

By millyjshoes, Nov 21 2016 10:34AM

I am so proud to have been given the nod again by the Footwear Industry Awards to be nominated for 8 Footwear Industry Awards!


As a small startup with my new venture underway, your support and votes would of course be appreciated.


Kindly vote for my hand crafted, bespoke shoes that I conceptualise and make myself - shoes that are deemed as Strikingly Unconventional!


Please vote for my 8 categories under Milly J Shoes here http://www.footwearindustryawards.com/vote-2017/


my categories are:


Ladies Brand of the Year

Fashion Brand of the Year

Footwear Brand of the Year

Platinum Shoe Award

Leader in Customer Service

Best Use of Technology

Personality of the Year

Footwear Designer of the Year



http://www.footwearindustryawards.com/vote-2017/


Thank you!

By millyjshoes, Oct 21 2016 10:25AM

I am thrilled to announce that I have made Natwest's, Great Bitish Entrepreneur Awards as a finalist for Creative Entrepreneur of the Year!


This was toatally unexpected and according to them, the competition was indeed very tight.


Past winners have included the founder of the Cambridge Satchel Comapany and the Lad's Bible among other big names!

By millyjshoes, Jun 22 2016 04:10PM

Proud to be mentioned under the business force that is Wenta in their newsapaper article yesterday!


Not long to go until many of their clients take to the grand awards event for the FSB Herts business awards. I am among fine players and proud to be shortlisted as a creative business of the year!

By millyjshoes, Jun 8 2016 04:22PM

I have excitedly been nominated for a National Diversity Award under the, Positive Role Model section!


If you feel I am indeed a positive role model, do please vote for me on my NDA profile at


https://nominate.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/Nominate/Endorse/30070?name=Milly J


Thank you so much for your continued support x

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