#TheDailyShoe x M&S SS18

Come Summer it’s far too easy to fall into the flip-flop trap or slip on the same old sandals all season long. But spare a moment to prep for the long hot days - and nights - and shop from my definitive edit of Marks & Spencer’s essential hot weather footwear.

#TheDailyShoe x M&S AW18

Before the big press reveal of M&S's new AW designs, I got an exclusive preview of what we'll be seeing in store this Autumn, spending a day with the team behind the amazing footwear collections - which Vogue.co.uk dubbed "the best thing about M&S’s fashion offering." Talk about a dream come true... The buyers, designers and the woman nicknamed the Shoe Fairy revealed to me what goes into planning and executing the collections each season and why they love shoes!

Feet First: Natalia Barbieri

Get ready for a new series appearing on The Daily Shoe, Feet First. Over the coming months I will be interviewing like-minded women on the shoes that shaped them and the memories they evoke. Hearing my friends and colleagues talk about footwear, I’m always thrown by the raw emotion shoes can tap into. Voices falter as memories flood back, eyes glint and all the feelings sparked from one conversation spring back to life, triggered by shoes.

Supermarket Sweep

It’s my default choice of shop for a sandwich, new knickers, great cashmere, a statement coat and even a leather pencil skirt. Oh and a body scrub, birthday card, living room rug and cuddly toy. But Marks & Spencer has never been high on my list of must-stop shoe shops…