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By millyjshoes, Dec 23 2016 11:36AM

What a treat it was for me to be contacted by BBC Radio Norfolk to interview me on their early morning breakfast show!


As I have just opened my first retail shop - the news reporter popped round to my shop - All About Shoes on Norwich's, the Lanes to chat live about my footwear, endeavours and creative inspiration. You can certainly pop in and find an array of beautiful bespoke shoes and unusual shoe gifts too!


The interview can be found on BBC iplayer for the next few days.

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, Oct 12 2016 11:46AM

Thank you so much for all your patience during this time... but Milly J Shoes has some very big news to announce in the next few weeks.


So keep your eyes peeled on this new, exciting development!

By millyjshoes, Aug 16 2016 01:53PM

With a long vetting process, I am pleased to announce that I have been chosen by UK'S leading Speakers for Schools as one of their new speakers!


Inspiring through the very key importance of individuality and mutiple potential areas, my work will involve talks, workshops and activities that will cover not only footwear, but tech to music!


If you'd like to book me to share my story with your school or establishment, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


You can now view my profile here!


http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/milly-j-speaker

By millyjshoes, Mar 16 2016 03:40PM

International Women's Week saw a wonderful night of inspiring talks and canapes at St Francis' College in Letchworth.


A private girls' boarding school, celebrating International Women's Day through a series of guest talks including ones from Brita Fernandez-Schmidt the UK Director of Women For Women, Wendy Smith, Paralympian and myself!


Our stories all tied in together so effortlessly, despite this not being deliberate!


A truly memorable night filled with members of the public, parents, students and the press. The school kindly saying my talk and singing were both exceptional!

By millyjshoes, Mar 8 2016 03:53PM

Half of UK brides are late to church, so I can now reveal the shoes commissioned by UKTV. Used as promotional and marketing shoes for the brides' press calls. Creating a series of sizes in a nail biting 3 days for their new show on Watch Tv - Get Me To The Church. Veiled, and great for the bride on the run. With more to come on this!

By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2016 12:29PM

I am thrilled to announce that I have been invited by a girls' school buzzing with creative and academic vitality to inspire at their International Womens Day event. I will be alongside the CEO of Women For Women, Brita Fernandez-Schmidt and Paralympian, Wendy Smith.


The school had spotted me previosuly in the press and wnated to get me to share my unusual and inspiring story saying the audience of students, media, parents and governors were sure to take something away from it. I will also be singing a song from Handel's Opera, Semele and If I Loved You from Carousel.


I will be looking to do more for the community in terms of sharing my story for inspiration and strength.


Below you can find the upcoming event in the press and a larger version in the right column.

By millyjshoes, Feb 17 2016 02:11PM

I am pleased to share my Women in Trade Magazine interview in the latest issue of the business magazine.


This front cover features television's, Sarah Beeny, with past ladies including Kelly Hoppen and Cherie Booth. So I was in good company here!


Talking about the inner trust needed to carry innovation forward. You a can read fuller versions of this interview to the right.

By millyjshoes, Feb 15 2016 03:02PM

It was a fabulous event on Sunday meeting with other Theo Paphitis business award winners in Birmingham. Great to hear the insight of Mike Pickles of the Really Useful Products and Holly Tucker, the co founder of, Not On The High Street.


A yearly seminar held for all of Theo Paphitis' award winners in the ICC. Supplied with plenty of opportunities to discuss ideas with his partners from Rymans, Robert Dyas, Ilaw and many more.


The sandwiches and spread was lovely.


Thank you.


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