Friday, 6 April 2018

It's Spring (At last)

Time to think of sandals (and socks)


Lotus 1946


Brevitt 1947


Joyce 1949


Selby 1953

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Rayne Shoes Exhibition

The latest Rayne: Shoes For Stars exhibition has just opened at Tullie House Museum in Carlisle. Check out the details here. Bigger and better than last time, more shoes and the addition of couture frocks by Christian Dior, Norman Hartnell, Molyneux etc, it show the shoes in the context of the clothes worn with them.



If you're in the area go and see it, if you're not, make the effort, it's worth it.







Sunday, 28 January 2018

Saturday, 23 December 2017

1977: The Return of the Stiletto

Blue bow tied, point toed leather shoes by Charles Jourdan with a stainless steel heel.


Vogue October 1, 1977
Rocks by Philip Antrobus

Sunday, 19 November 2017

70th Anniversary


HRH Queen Elizabeth II & The Duke of Edinburgh c1947


Wedding gown and shoes designed by Norman Hartnell and Rayne.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Advertising Winners

Consciously or not there are poses and angles that win year in year out.

Rayne Rhinestone Sandals July 1966


Picture by Getty Images

Rayne Ankle Boots Autumn/Winter 2017