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My name is Rachel. I am a shoe addict. It has been 3 hours since my last shoe purchase – FitFlop™ Loosh™ Slide Sandals Review

My name is Rachel. I am a shoe addict. It has been 3 hours since my last shoe purchase. You could say that working for a footwear retailer is quite a dangerous job for a shoe addict. Warehouses filled with row upon row of gorgeous shoes, sandals, boots and trainers plus a shiny website full of beautiful shoes all whispering “Buy me! Buy me!” from my desktop. So, as part of my blog I will be reviewing some of my favourite shoes. Firstly I must make it clear that ALL... Read More

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Secret Santa Gift Ideas

Secret Santa has just been drawn in the Shoetique office which has inspired us to put together a few fab gift ideas. Present buying can be difficult at Christmas, even more so when that gift is for someone you may not know too well. Luckily you have the benefit of anonymity! Whether the person you pick out of the hat is fun, young at heart, sporty, practical etc.,  we have picked out some ideas that will surely be a hit! For the girly Woodland Jewellery StandThis gorgeous jewellery stand is... Read More

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Top 5 Christmas Markets

The Christmas Markets are back and here at Shoetique we couldn’t be more excited. We can’t get enough of the small wooden shacks that pop up at this time of year filled with festive gifts and food. Crowds of people keep warm sipping on mulled wine and German beer and although it’s cold outside, there is always a warm and cosy atmosphere that fills the markets and you leave with all the festive cheer in the world. If you’re not yet in the Christmas spirit then head down to a... Read More

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$1bn in 8 Minutes – Chinese Singles’ Day

Chinese Singles Day is a once-a-year event that eclipses the UK’s and even the USA’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales. With a unique history and record-breaking sales, it is a modern-day phenomenon. Singles’ Day was started in the 1990s by students as an anti-Valentine’s Day, designed for single people to celebrate their single status. Celebrated on November 11th, it is also known as ‘bare sticks holiday’ due to the date, or ‘bachelors’ day’ to symbolise the ever-growing number of single men under 30 caused by the vast gender imbalance. Single people... Read More