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 …

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 …

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 …

Shoespo • SJP Lady Pump

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! The SJP Collection from Sarah Jessica Parker has been on my wishlist almost as long as wanting to live in NYC or visit the Northern Lights.  One of the top contenders for my first purchase is the divine “Lady” Pump: Sarah Jessica writes: This shoe Read More …

The Smileys

Two years ago today, I was lying in a hospital bed, endoned up with an ice pack across my neck. When I had this initial surgery, we didn’t know it was cancer.  There were just a couple of smallish nodules on the right side of my (enlarged) thyroid.  So the Read More …

Dr Natasha Andreadis • The Body: An Intuitive Machine

At the end of last year, I caught up with Dr Natasha Andreadis: an integrative fertility specialist, gyaecologist and health coach practising here in Sydney, Australia. She’s such an interesting person: special skills include helping to make babies. (She also rocks the electric guitar) But what I really connect to Read More …

Shoespo • Aminah Abdul Jillil Red Bow Pump

Welcome to your Monday Shoespo! Let’s get the engines started on a Monday morning with the devastatingly good-looking Red Bow Pump from Aminah Abdul Jillil: Be still my beating heart. Life’s too short … wear the red shoes Emma PS. Have you spotted a divine pair of red shoes that Read More …

Podcast Ep 2 • The Story of The Red Shoes

Firstly, I’d like to thank you so much for all your kind words and encouragement, after my first episode went live. As some of you know, I work as a TV presenter here in Australia, but podcasting is a very different medium, in a way more raw and vulnerable.  But Read More …

The Red Shoes Podcast

Welcome to my brand new podcast! When I first started The Red Shoes, I wanted to express some of what I was thinking, feeling and learning.  I very quickly realised that blogging was only part of it – there are so many wonderful people who have come into my life Read More …

From Sole To Soul

When I was  diagnosed with thyroid cancer in January this year, my life changed. This might seem an obvious statement, but it did not change in the ways you might expect.  Or at least, not only in the ways you might expect. There were tears, fear and grief.  A reshuffling of priorities.  Scheduling Read More …