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By millyjshoes, Aug 23 2018 09:51AM
Norfolk has a strong history in footwear manufacturing. in the late 1700s, James smith was one of the founding fathers of mass producing shoes when he realised that most people had similar sized feet. Creating lasts that could take away the small scale, bespoke creation. His grandson later branded the shoes as - Start-rite.
Spring forward several centuries and the 1930s saw the emergence of Van dal Shoes who also manufactured shoes in the city. However, we have now heard of the sad demise of one of the last remaining footwear factories in the country.
With this news, the BBC called me to chat about the future of British footwear and to visit me in my shop. The interview was aired on the Nick Conrad show yesterday and can be found on BBC iplayer at timescale 2:08:50 with the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06g3c3x
By millyjshoes, May 31 2018 02:20PM
This Spring/Summer Milly J and the fabulous people who won at the EDP Awards are featured in the Marry in Norfolk Magazine. It truly was a wonderful night. With Milly J Shoes and Bridal Shoes By Milly J winning the overall award for Wedding Innovation!
By millyjshoes, May 31 2018 02:10PM
Milly J was featured in the EDP recently. A fun day of posing with shoes was had whilst the official photogrpaher snapped away!
*I forgot to post this!
By millyjshoes, Feb 21 2018 11:05AM
Following on from the amazing two day wedding show event at the Norfolk Showground, I was alerted to the fact that I was seen in action, conversing with the show public. Thanks to the EDP and the Norwich Evening News for this!
By millyjshoes, Feb 21 2018 10:45AM
Following on from the magnificent overall win at the Archant, EDP Wedding Awards, I was surprised to find a fabulous in print article on the evening as a whole. It was wonderful to see such a great write up on my shop, win and shoes!
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