Shoes that walk the extra mile

I’m not just unusual when it comes to body shape, I also have it rough when it comes to buying shoes. Admittedly my feet are standard length, British size 6.5 (European 39), they are however unusually wide and have a high instep. This makes about 90% of shoes that are supposedly produced for my size utterly useless. Also, my right foot has been permanently swollen for the last few years, which makes it even more difficult for it to fit into most shoes. Furthermore, if I wear regular, cheap shoes, ones that come without a comfortably profiled and padded insole, …

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Jackpot!

Today I’m going to tell you a tale about my most favourite clothing item – a jacket. Jackets are bliss. They accompany us in fancy jobs, protect from morning/evening chills, hide “love handles” and bring jeans & tee outfit to a whole new level of chic. I’ve worn jackets and blazers ever since I was a teenager, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when I noticed that they were “in” now and one can buy a jacket in any shop now, from Penneys (AKA Primark) to designer brands. Alas, quantity will never do for quality. Wearing jackets is …

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