The Origins of the 12 Days of Christmas

The Origins of the 12 Days of Christmas The word Christmas conjures up some beautiful images for most of us. It’s that time of the year when the tone of songs change, when the air of festivity touches everyone around… but Uncle Scrooge. Who’s he? The protagonist from Charles Dickens’ popular Christmas read  – A […]

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8 Useful Shoe Hacks

8 Useful Shoe Hacks for a Comfortable Wear We’ve probably all been through the discomfort of trying to hobble around in a pair of shoes that didn’t quite fit, or come home to blistered feet. Sometimes the beautiful pair of shoes we’ve bought have been a bit of a let-down because of the horrible odour […]

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How to Wear a Hat For Petite Ladies

The sometimes ostentatious yet innocuous fashion accessory for the head; namely the hat, can trace its origins as far back as the Bronze Age where it was probably used as protection from the elements. Short History of the Hat From being a symbol of freedom for slaves, to a sign of social standing in the […]

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Want Summer Ready Feet All Year Round?

One thing that never ceases to amaze me is why so many people tend to overlook the importance of taking care of their feet. When you think of your body it’s rather surprising that we take little heed of one of the most overworked parts of it. We hardly give our feet a second thought […]

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Celebrities with Small Feet

Have you ever watched celebrities on the red carpet and said ‘damn I wish I had those shoes!’ and in the next breath lamented that your feet would probably be too small to fit into them anyway. Well, for those of us with small feet who have been under the misconception that the shoes that […]

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Are you Constantly Overlooked?

I recently read a book on Mid-life where the writer was complaining about how women over a certain age suddenly realised they were being treated as invisible by people around them (mostly men).   After that I came across a Blog post on a similar observation by a writer for an older audience, who mentioned that older […]

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8 Essential Shoe Styles Every Petite Woman Should Have

A woman’s shoe collection is definitely something worth marvelling at because it’s probably taken a fair amount of time to build up that collection. However, if you’re someone like me who just loves her shoes, then the collection would have accumulated a lot quicker. For me, a day out shopping means an addition of at […]

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HOW TO DETOX YOUR CLOSET

When was the last time you cleaned out your closet? Really cleaned it out? Thought so. Before you go shopping for the new season here’s how to perform a stocktake on the clothes you already own. HOW TO DETOX YOUR CLOSET When was the last time you cleaned out your closet? Really cleaned it out? […]

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How To Take Care of Your Shoes

It’s quite obvious that I love shoes, and I sometimes end up splurging on footwear when I’m in the mood for some change. Spending on shoes is a great pastime for many women, but how many of you actually take care of your shoes like you’re supposed to. Sure you clean them and put them […]

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History of Shoes

Footwear at one time was probably just a practical invention to save the feet from heat and cold as is evident from the discovery of an ancient shoe in 1991. The moccasin worn by the mummified Stone Age man was made from animal hide and stuffed with hay with nothing fancy about it. Stone Age […]

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