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By millyjshoes, Sep 15 2017 01:36PM
Receiving an email from BBC Look East's, Susie Fowler-Watt inviting me onto their news couch was indeed surreal. Upon hearing of my awards, business ventures and shoes, she wanted to get me onto the programme as soon as possible, alongside co-presenter, Stewart.
A fascinating evening going behind the scenes, finding out about the news process. Susie was enthralled by her Milly J shoe clips and said she'd have to visit the shop soon!
The footage can only be viewed online until 7pm GMT tonight! http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b094dg76/look-east-evening-news-14092017
Clip starts at 20:06 timing.
By millyjshoes, Sep 15 2017 01:16PM
Following the fabulous news of my awards shortlists, I was delighted to be invited onto BBC Radio Norfolk to chat all things shoes! A fun interview that made me feel at ease.
By millyjshoes, Sep 13 2017 10:59AM
What a fabulous surprise to receive an email from NATWEST's, Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2017, saying that I have been shortlisted for an award! I have been shortlisted for the High Street Entrpreneur of the Year Award for my brand, Milly J Shoes and shop - All About Shoes.
As the shop has only been open since last November, to receive recognition already is wonderful news.
The judges include James Caan CBE, Haley Parson OBE and many other notable business people. The awards are hosted in November with glitzy ceremonies taking place right across the UK. With despite being based in Norwich, my area will be London.
The judges said of my work:
“Understanding as a teacher and profound life experience are key driving forces within this entrepreneur as she journeys to fulfil her artistic potential. Milly J Shoes brings unprecedented creativity to footwear and fresh imagination to the high street.”
By millyjshoes, Sep 13 2017 10:54AM
After a few attempts and previously being told I was not ready, I am delighted to be shortlisted for the well respected Footwear Friends Awards.
The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.
These sponsored Awards enable Footwear Friends in recognising young entrepreneurs who are the future lifeblood of the industry.
The Awards for 2017include
The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers
Award for Innovation/ Entrepreneurship of £5,000, is to further Designers/Entrepreneurs business expertise. Additionally there is a twelve-month tailored mentoring programme by industry specialists.
Judges included Guy West of Jeffrey and CEOs of Clarks.
By millyjshoes, Mar 9 2017 10:14AM
Milly J is so thrilled to announce that after waiting to announce this news for two months, she is able to confirm that she has been made a finalist for the prestigious, Drapers Footwear Awards.
One of the biggest footwear awards in the world, the event sees the innovative and forward thinking brands and individuals of the footwear world! With last year's winner being Jimmy Choo's creative director and designer, Sandra Choi! So to be considered within this awards ceremony is a true honour.
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