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‘Boots are made for talking, about who we are’ Review of Virginia Postrel’s Article for Bloomberg View

In April this year a group of American social psychologists published a study entitled Shoes as a Source of First Impressions. The study, conducted by the University of Kansas and Wellesley College, aimed to prove that people can make accurate assumptions about … Continue reading

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‘Master of pain’ – A Podiatrist’s Response

It was with interest and somewhat horrified fascination that I read Claudia Croft’s interview with Christian Louboutin in the Sunday Times Style Magazine (16th October 2011).  As a podiatrist with an interest in footwear from clinical and research perspectives, the … Continue reading

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Little Black Dress Exhibition Review

LBD Little Black Dress Exhibition at the Civic,  Barnsley 31st March – 20th May, 2011 Walking into this exhibition to the sound of Piaf and a proliferation of black and white images felt like an invitation to pleasurable nostalgia.  Arranged … Continue reading

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‘Walking in My Shoes’

The Cuming Museum,                                Walworth Road,  Southwark, London. 10th December, 2010 – 23rd April, 2011. This exhibition combines 50 pairs of historic shoes from the Cuming … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Shoes’ the Musical

Sadler’s Wells at the Peacock Theatre                                       8th February – 3rd April, 2011 After a short stint in the West End during … Continue reading

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