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When løve takes its sweet time

When løve takes its sweet time

Are we there yet? Sharing this journey means I regularly get asked questions such as: “When will we get to see your shoes?” “How far away are they?” “What‘s the latest news with your shoe business?” I love the questions, I love the excitement and enthusiasm people...
Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

Let me share with you something I actually wrote before the trip – before I even knew that I would be going… I launched this blog almost 2 years ago to the day, as we were sitting at the airport waiting to board for our ‘impromptu’ flight to Italy. I say ‘impromptu’...
All the adjustments

All the adjustments

My last journal post started by saying it has been sometime since my last update… and here I am again needing to say the same thing. It has been a bit over 3 months since we welcomed our darling little cub, Hugo, into our world. And what an incredible few months they...
Deep breaths

Deep breaths

It’s been some time since my last update, but trust me when I say things have been happening! And by ‘things’, I mean BIG things. Some are not necessarily in my skill set (well some certainly aren’t!), but that’s why you ensure you surround yourself with professionals...
The jewel in the crown

The jewel in the crown

While we are still processing all the patent and trademarking information overload, I have been working on another part of my shoe concept… the final little twist on a unique part of my design. When we left for Italy last June, this part of the shoe – the buckle...
Patented leather shoes

Patented leather shoes

Today I took all my precious cargo… my shoe prototype from Italy, my sketches (some on the back of a plane ticket), my pitch presentation, and a whole lot of anticipation (oh, and of course my bump) to meet with a patent attorney 🙌🏻  It was a full-on meeting and...