Shoespo • Django & Juliette Twinsies

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Well, we are tackling the big problems here on your Monday morning: which red boot shall become my winter staple? Now, you cannot possibly expect me to choose between these two.  Since spotting them back in March, I have been to-ing and fro-ing trying to Read More …

Shoespo • Sarah Jessica Parker

Welcome to your Shoespo! When Sarah Jessica Parker burst onto our screens as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City in 1998, change was in the air.  Four women in lead roles – on prime time television – were talking frankly about sex and relationships, drinking cosmos and looking (in Read More …

Podcast Ep 6 • Brett Robin Wood

Today’s episode of The Red Shoes Podcast is brought to you by the letter: C. Creativity. Curiosity.  Compassion.  Courage.  Communication.  Collaboration.  Community. This month, we are all about creativity at The Red Shoes.  It’s easy to think “Oh, I’m not creative”, but we are in a creative relationship with the Read More …

Shoespo • Paul Andrew Taos

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! I have a thing for fringe.  Flapper-style dresses from the 1920s, American West vibed cross body bags, it just makes any piece of clothing that much more alive. But when you team red shoes with not one, not two, but three rows of fringe?  Well, Read More …

The Ghosts of Cancer

“Excuse me, miss, can you step this way?” The airport security officer pulls me out of the line, and leads me to a cylindrical glass pod. “You’ve been randomly selected to undergo a body scan, please stand on the line, and when directed step into the machine.” I meet her Read More …

Shoespo • Koalabi Classic

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! There comes a moment when we simply have to stop walking, running, moving, trying so hard to get where we think we need to be … and just rest. In Australia, the humble UGG boot is a rite of passage.  Unfortunately some capitalist in the Read More …

Shoespo • Wonder Woman

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Lynda Carter.  Oh Lynda.  You mesmerised men, but inspired women.  One of the first female superheroes, from a tribe of all-women warriors, named after Diana, the Huntress.  A woman who was strong, resourceful, overpowering the baddies and doing it all in kick ass shoes.  What’s Read More …

Shoespo • Django & Juliette Belin

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! There’s no better fashion accessory than a great pair of ballet flats.  Petite, stylish, practical and a touch of Audrey Hepburn about them. But not all ballet flats are created equal.  There are ballet flats and then there are ballet flats. My instep can attest Read More …

Shoespo • Jessica Simpson Caralee

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Year: 2005 Movie: Dukes of Hazzard Scene: Jessica Simpson, playing Daisy Duke, wearing daisy dukes, steps out of her car and struts towards the camera in slow motion.  These Boots Were Made For Walkin’ starts playing in the background. Jessica Simpson now has a hugely Read More …

Shoespo • Marks & Spencer Stiletto Shootie

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo!   “There is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single women in possession of no fortune whatsoever, must be in want of a brand new pair of red shoes.”     Autumn has just hit us here in Australia, and – somehow – these perfect Read More …

Amelia Walker • Tulle & Tiaras

You know, there’s something about spending time in the company of amazing women?  Rich full conversations, laced with laughter, confidences and tears.  You leave feeling full and nourished, as if you’ve eaten a banquet even if you’ve only shared a cup of tea. Life feels a little easier, a little Read More …

The Red Shoes Podcast + iTunes = ❤️

It’s now six months since I launched the first episode of The Red Shoes Podcast: a collection of whole-hearted conversations about mind-matters, body-matters and soul-matters. Because they do 🙂 As Osher Günsberg says, podcasts are free to listen to but not free to make, so it’s truly been a labour Read More …

Shoespo • Double Trouble

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Are there only two types of women in the world? I certainly hope not. Today’s Shoespo speaks to the fact that we humans are so multi-faceted we can’t be pinned down.  Whether it’s boardroom, loungeroom, dance floor or park, red shoes give us that spring Read More …

Podcast Ep 5 • Monique Luttin

To continue celebrating our month of Women of Wisdom, my very special guest on today’s podcast is Monique Luttin. Monique and I attended high school together, but when we graduated we headed in our different directions, as most classmates do. I had no idea that years later, our paths would Read More …

Shoespo • Celine Tall Boots

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! If I am one day the owner of a pair of these boots, I will die a very happy lady.  Meet the Celine Tall Boot (leather and suede versions):   What’s not to love? (Erm, maybe the price!) With echoes of Lynda Carter’s iconic Wonder Read More …

Shoespo • Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! When I bought my first pair of red shoes, I felt so grown up.  I was 18 years old, in Paris, and managed to conduct the entire transaction in what I believed to be fluent French but was probably glaringly Frenglish to anyone around me.  Read More …

Podcast Ep 4 • Dr Natasha Andreadis

Dr Natasha Andreadis’ gig is helping people make babies. As a gynaecologist and fertility specialist (plus newly-minted electric guitar player), Natasha’s eclectic approach to life and health is really interesting.  She made a brief cameo in my last podcast episode, and after recording such a rich and varied conversation with Read More …

3 Women of Wisdom You Need to Know

This month I celebrate my 2-year cancer-free anniversary! To honour this, I am dedicating this month to Women of Wisdom everywhere. You know who they are, right?  Those ladies who bring all their humanity to the table in an effort to guide and support others on their path.  Even if Read More …

Women of Wisdom

This month I celebrate my 2-year cancer-free anniversary! To honour this, I am dedicating this month to Women of Wisdom everywhere. You know who they are, right?  Those ladies who bring all their humanity to the table in an effort to guide and support others on their path.  Even if Read More …

Shoespo • Topshop Finest

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Meet the shoes I describe as “Edgy Ballerina” – the Finest Ghillie Lace Up Flats from Topshop. Perfect with jeans, skirts, dresses – I’d be tempted to have them peeping out from underneath a romantic flowing midi or maxi dress – a reminder that sugar Read More …