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By millyjshoes, Jan 11 2016 03:19PM

Interviewed by inspiring business woman and coack, Christine Griffin in her influential blog. Please have a read here http://www.griffinity.co.uk/exceeding-despite-the-odds/


By millyjshoes, Jan 11 2016 02:50PM

Thank you to all those who took the time to vote for me in this year's prestigious, Footwear Industry Awards! Thanks to all of you, the footwear and fashion establishment have chosen me as one of their top 5 footwear businesses in two categories. I am a finalist for:


Fashion Brand of the Year

Footwear Designer of the Year.


I amazed with how the tightly locked industry chooses me as a one women business who designs, markerts and hand creates all her shoes herself. Being up against large teams of well known brands is indeed humbling.


Once again, thank you. Results in soon!

By millyjshoes, Dec 22 2015 02:08PM

The Christmas Milly J Shoe is here. From me to you, I'd like to wish all my supporters a very merry Christmas! Welcome to the Santa's Little Helpers Booties! Thank you one and all for your support and making my year so wonderful! xx

By millyjshoes, Dec 17 2015 11:48AM

Footwear Today is one f the world's oldest footwear magazines for the industry. Packed with trends, forecasts and industry knowldege.


When I was approached by them after winning my prime minister endorsed award, I was pleased to hear that they wanted to feature my work as according to them it doesn't just relate to my footwear work, but doing good elsewhere!

By millyjshoes, Dec 11 2015 03:54PM

It really is such a treat to be looking through google and to stumble upon one of your own shoes chosen to be highlighted by an editor from a well known magazine!


I have now had this happen to me several times and yet I am always so flattered to be featured by magazines. This one I found in the Herts & Beds Wedding Magazine online from a year ago. A beautiful, glossy magazine full of perfect bridal treats and articles!

By millyjshoes, Dec 11 2015 03:12PM

Wow!


This was a true hnour, as the mainstream knows the estblished publications throught the popular rom com, Notting Hill when Hugh Grant claims to be a journalist from Horse & Hound in order to get past Julia Robert's character's manager!


I was emailed by the editor to say that they'd love to feature my, Ladies Day art to wear shoe in one of their magaizines! Of course, with the shoe having an equestrian theme, the marriage was perfect. The shoes were both online and in print!


However, I have been made aware that there is a lady who has knocked off my design rights in this shoe. The shoe in question, including other elements in some of her shoes have been taken from my originals. Milly J Shoes is indeed an official registered trademark and there are design rights in place. Milly J Shoes does not tolerate infringement.


On that note, you can view my shoe below.

By millyjshoes, Nov 4 2015 01:02PM

I was emailed earlier this week with a lovely message from one of the Country's leading Bridal Magazines for the Asian Market. They sent me a screen shot of my Bollywood shoes featured in their magazine under the stag and Hen section. They were sad that they hadn't noticed the shoes earlier, otherwise they would have been featured in the main section! Still a lovely mention.

By millyjshoes, Nov 2 2015 12:36PM


I was thrilled last week to receive a phone call frrom BBC Radio inviting me onto their lunch time show. It always means a great deal to have especially local media behind you when you are an independent working hard at trying to push through.


I am due to arrive at the studios at 12:30PM and I am sure the interview won't too long after that.


So I hope you can join me in chatting about life, awards and shoes of course!

By millyjshoes, Sep 17 2015 10:35AM

This really is an honour and to be honest, there are far more inspiring and aspiring women out there than myself. Though none the less, last night, I received an invite from Pinky Linani OBE last night to join her invitation only and exclusive, Women of the Future Network.


The Women of the Future Network (previously Inspirational Women’s Network) is an exclusive network of high potential and high achieving UK women. The network was created in 2007 and includes some of the UK’s most pioneering and talented women. *Thier words - not mine!


Thank you for this.


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 03:57PM

Well, I am very honoured to have been made an award finalist for the highly esteemed , 2015 Precious Awards!


I have been shortlisted as a finalist for the October ceremony under the, Oustanding Women in the Creative Industries category!


Held at the grand, Banking Hall in London, The PRECIOUS Awards were founded in 2007 by Foluke Akinlose MBE to recognise and support women of colour in the business and work environment and create role models for future generations to follow.


Endorsed by David Cameron amongst other notable names saying: “I am delighted once again to give my support to the PRECIOUS Awards and to congratulate those who use their talent and initiative to start a business.


Now in its ninth year, the PRECIOUS Awards have been key in uncovering the success stories of women of colour, informing the wider business community and driving change.


The categories for the 2015 Awards cover key strategic areas which capture examples of excellent entrepreneurial and leadership endeavour from individuals, as well as providing an opportunity to celebrate the next generation of women and girls.



Dress check, shoes check!


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