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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, Oct 30 2015 01:13PM


Still glowing after winning the Prime Minister Endorsed, Precious Award in the categoryy of Outstanding Woman in the Creative Industries.


You can read the article via the link or through the image.


http://www.thecomet.net/news/business/stevenage_shoe_artist_whose_fans_include_kylie_minogue_and_boy_george_wins_top_award_for_quirky_designs_1_4287413






By millyjshoes, Oct 16 2015 03:00PM

Yesterday saw a host of leading women gather at the upmarket, Banking Hall for the 9th Annual Precious Awards. Inspiring women across STEM, activisim, Leadership and the arts were honoured. Created to form role models for our future women. Endorsed by the Prime Minister, Baroness Amos and a host of other influential names.


Eternal's, Kelle who is now a woman in business won the leadership award and past winner, Apprentice's, Bianca Miller was there to give her story along with a new Apprentice contestant!


Me, I was thrilled to have gone home with the prestigious, Outstanding Woman in the Creative Industries Award! Issued by Barclays Bank, The British Library and Credit Suisse!


Thank you to Foluke for founding such inspirational awards.


Receiving my Award
Receiving my Award
Outstanding Woman in the Creative Industries
Outstanding Woman in the Creative Industries
Banking Hall
Banking Hall
Apprentice Star and Eternal Girlband Star
Apprentice Star and Eternal Girlband Star

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!


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 03:50PM

I was very excited indeed to have recieved a ticket to be the guest of the British Footwear Association for this year's Drapers Footwear Awards.



You may have remembered me a few months ago reaching out for sponsorship opportunities to attend this prestigious event. I was very flattered to have received a few sponsorship offers, not least of all from Germany's giant footwear brand, Deichmann. However, as it is my first Drapers event, I think it only right that I accepted the request of the BFA, particularly as I am a member of theirs.



I also received a scrumptious delivery of handmade cookies, sent to all finalist of the Drapers Footwear Awards by Drapers. They were soon gobbled down!



Thank you to the BFA for the ticket and Drapers for the cookies and I look forward to spending and evening with you!


By millyjshoes, Sep 5 2015 03:44PM

What a lovely surprise to have been told that my shoes were seen in Heat Magazine after Jessica of Hollyoks wore them to the British Soap Awards!



Looking wonderful as previosuly said, Jessica certainly did Milly J Shoes Proud!



Not only this, but Jessica was also filmed on air for ITV prime time television talking about her Milly J Shoes, once again at the Soap Awards.



Great lady!


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