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By millyjshoes, Sep 30 2019 04:34PM

It was a very surreal surprise to open my email the other day to discover that I had been nominated and put forward as one of Norfolk's 100 Most inspiring Women! To be nominated is one thing, but to be chosen among many inspiring women in my opinion is another, Thank you for believing in the causes that I continue to fight for. https://www.edp24.co.uk/features/100-most-inspiring-women-in-norfolk-1-6294621

By millyjshoes, Sep 16 2019 04:03PM

Milly J Shoes is thrilled to be shortlisted for a Luxury Travel Guide award 2019! One of the leading travel guides for the affluent traveller, the awards send scouts to various loacations to scour the world of travel. From wedding specialists to the most sort after hotels and beyond! A global award programme wihich is obviously competitive!


Thank you to the unknown person who has shortlisted Milly J Shoes as a Wedding Specialist!

By millyjshoes, Sep 16 2019 03:57PM

Last week, Milly J Shoes was invited by Archant's Bride magazine to be a part of their 2020 bridal subscription magazine shoot. One of the world's leading bridal publications, the magazine is an annual editorial.


Look out for these stunning photos soon!

By millyjshoes, Aug 2 2019 03:19PM

I was contacted by OFSTED outstanding school, Thorpe St Andrew to come up with a project to help invigorate their students. They have removed textiles from the curriculum and they have asked me to work with them to re inspire this area. I have always maintained that the arts are incredibly important for both budding minds and adults. Minimising mental health implications, helping with dexterity, especially in terms of Alzheimer's. Creativity delights us, it teaches us skills in which to mend a broken item, it can innovate and it can help the mind see in other formats.


Look out for this exciting project commencing in November!

By millyjshoes, Jun 27 2019 10:06AM

Milly J Shoes is just up the round from The UK'S oldest Hotel, the decadent, Maids Head Hotel. A hotel steeped in history and with a great award winning track record. With a similar ethos, Milly J Shoes is delighted to be working closely with the hotel.


Milly J Shoes can be seen in the grand foyer as well as a series of fun and engaging upcoming footwear workshops! The Maids Head has certainly looked after Milly J!





By millyjshoes, Apr 12 2019 12:25PM

Milly J is excited to announce that she has been shorlisted for two prestigious Drapers Footwear Awards. The Drapers awards are one of the biggest awards that recognise the industry. Being alongside some behemoths of the industry is a true honour!


She is nominated as the Footwear Designer of the Year and The Best Sustainability Initiative of the Year. The second being her campaign to reduce the footwear landfill implications.

By millyjshoes, Apr 12 2019 12:25PM

Milly J is excited to announce that she has been shorlisted for two prestigious Drapers Footwear Awards. The Drapers awards are one of the biggest awards that recognise the industry. Being alongside some behemoths of the industry is a true honour!


She is nominated as the Footwear Designer of the Year and The Best Sustainability Initiative of the Year. The second being her campaign to reduce the footwear landfill implications.

By millyjshoes, Apr 12 2019 12:15PM

Milly J was visited in the shop and studio by University of East Anglia, International Development students. As part of their thesis, they research the changing social perspectives towards environmental issues, including recycling and landfill. How we start to do things in different ways, in which to help the implications. Is this a changing model in that we are more aware of what happens to our waste and is this a permanent change?


Here at Milly J Shoes, I am pushing the move for the public to bring in their old shoes in order to help reduce the footwear footprint. They in turn have their shoes revitalised and turned into a new design. Most of the UK's landfill is tranferred to China or Poland and this simply isn't economically sustainable! The footwear industry is one of the biggest culprits for poor landfill management.

By millyjshoes, Mar 21 2019 02:00PM

Milly J Shoes is delighted to be affiliated with the UK's oldest hotel. An award winning boutique hotel in the heart of Norwich up the road from my shop. They are now exhibiting Milly J Shoes with some exciting news coming soon!


But over the weekend, some of their preferred suppliers were invited to exhibit at thier wedding open day. Included was the hotel's vintage Bentley and other talented wedding industry experts.

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