My week in the Shoe Zone Marketing Department…

So… for the duration of this week I have worked in the marketing department at the Shoe Zone Head Office, in order to get some experience in the world of marketing. If I’m honest with you, I didn’t really know what to expect; all I knew is that I’m currently studying at Sheffield Hallam University towards a degree in Marketing Communications & Advertising, and I wanted to get a bit of experience under my belt, to see what I loved, and also distinguish those areas I wasn’t too keen on. What can I say now? Let’s just say I did not expect my week to be like this!!

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Floaty Dresses & Summer Sandals- By Lauren Ella


I love Summer, so it’s a bit of a shame really that there doesn’t seem to have been much of one so far this year! My favourite thing is when it just gets warm enough that you can get rid of your drawer of opaque tights and wear pretty dresses with sandals all day, everyday.

This beautiful pair are my current favourites. I absolutely adore that they are tan, as it means that they go with absolutely everything. Plus, there’s just something a bit more summery about tan than there is about black, don’t you think?

Gladiator Sandals

There was a rare moment of sunshine in Edinburgh last weekend, so I couldn’t wait to pair my sandals with a brand new floaty dress and a hint of denim. I love that the intricate crossover effect on the sandals make them really stand out – you almost don’t need any other accessories! Just a pair of sunnies, and maybe an ice-cream or two…

Lauren xo