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Trade relations, my bling Toy Ring and bag/shoe combos

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How incredibly convenient! The day that snowflakes drift through the air is the same day that I get chauffeur driven by Otieno to and from my first and most important meeting of the day. I had arranged for the entire … Continue reading

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I am completely conshoes’d!

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Even though it’s an improved 9 degrees in the fashion capital, my fingers have turned to ice lollies and the thought of taking off my gloves to type as I roam the Quadrilatero della Moda scouting the best footwear, is … Continue reading

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Designer shoes that promise to sweeten up 2013

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How can we still be in January when I am experiencing the kind of burn-out that usually only catches up with me towards October? I’ve hit the ground running in all directions; back-to-back meetings, impossible deadlines and stresses that will … Continue reading

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New shoes for the New Year

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There’s a strong connection between the New Year and feet. Yes, there’s all this figurative reference made to ‘walking a new path’ and taking steps towards achieving our goals, but on a more literal note, my main concerns have everything … Continue reading

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Wedding belles in dazzling dresses and ‘Millionaire’ shoes

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Only seven days to go to the first of four of my cousins’ weddings taking place this December. It’s a crazy, hectic month ahead but I am on top of things with my ravishing wardrobe and accessories perfectly planned and … Continue reading

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How high can you go this European winter?

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It’s a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in South Africa. The sun is shining brightly and occasional rain with severe thunderstorms batters the Johannesburg landscape, and while I do have extra-special reason to stay grounded in SA, browsing through my Facebook albums … Continue reading

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Favourite boyish flats for Euro winter 2012/13

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I rarely find myself wearing flat shoes because firstly, I love the click click of heels, the sexy shape they lend to the calve muscles but also my petite frame benefits from the additional height. Nonetheless, I admire flat shoes … Continue reading

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‘What’s More Alive Than You’ is definitely different!

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When my friend Tjasa rang me up to spread the word about the presentation of a new brand of footwear, bags and jewellery, she told me to expect an invitation by email. The name alone – ‘What’s More Alive Than … Continue reading

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Don’t shy away from these shoes…

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Ciao bellezze! While getting reacquainted with the stores along Milan’s Quadrilatero Della Moda, I realized just how conservative my fashion sense is. The bizarre heels that are attached to many of this season’s footwear impose a certain edginess that is … Continue reading

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Satisfied with my Pollini purchases from Venice

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My supposed four-star hotel, Albergo All Angelo, may have been a complete disappointment but on the plus side, walking to and from the crummy establishment to the city hub, Piazza San Marco, a few short steps away required us to … Continue reading

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Gianni Dori – The CEO of ‘RODO Firenze’ feeds my addiction to shoes

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While exploring Florence from Palazzo Pitti to the museums of iconic Italian brands, it became evident to me that the city was once a trend-setting centre of fashion and even today, inherent style is showcased in the leather jackets and … Continue reading

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Getting settled in Milan – my family’s first impressions…

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Months of planning have passed by and I am finally in Italy testing my family’s reaction to gauge whether my love and passion for this diverse land is one-sided or not. I initially referred to them as guinea pigs and … Continue reading

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Ballin opens on Via Santo Spirito

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200 square-metres on Via Santo Spirito in Milan now belongs to the exclusive Ballin footwear brand. Their sensual summer 2012 range draws inspiration from style icons, Grace Kelly and Brigitte Bardot, with special detailing, materials and striking colours. I adore … Continue reading

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My Best Summer 2012 Shoes spotted on MonteNapoleone

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Via MonteNapoleone is one of the world’s most exclusive shopping streets and for good reason. There is no shortage as to the artistic flair that designer’s inject into their creations and with a European summer that will soon reach its … Continue reading

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Milano Day 3 – Design Experiences and HOT summer fashion

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It’s ironic that I go crazy buying shoes in Milan and yet it’s the one place where I completely massacre my precious pairs walking the cobble stone streets and uneven sidewalks, but trying to gather all the information I need … Continue reading

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