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Celestial Board Walkers

Celestial Board Walkers

Upon my return to London, I was reminded that it’s not easy to find somewhere among the bright lights of the big city from which you can spend a little time with the moon and the stars and to be able to dream a little […]

A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side

Romantic as I am, occasionally I like to take a walk on the wild side. And what better way to do that than with a pair of leopard print flats from French Sole’s signature collection, the purrfect choice for my latest adventure, an exploration of the urban […]

Love is in the air!

Love is in the air!

Love is in the air and as the wedding season is upon us, this month I’ve been doing a lot of singing! To quote Marilyn Monroe, my French Sole India flats, like diamonds… “Are a girl’s best friend”. . .   Those are praises sung from […]

Another Italian Adventure

Another Italian Adventure

A trip to Rome earlier this year left me yearning for another Italian adventure. Having just received my brand new Henrietta flats, made of sumptuous nude woven leather, I decided my trip should be somewhere more rustic and in tune with nature. The north would be too […]

Weekend in Paris

Weekend in Paris

A most spontaneous decision came to me just the other day, while I stared lovingly at my brand new French Sole Henrietta in crocodile print…Which by the way, now come in the exciting new colours of cool coral, elegant taupe and exquisite turquoise. Hot on the […]

French Sole Sandals

French Sole Sandals

I’m writing this between sips of my ice-cold Limoncello, not far from The Spanish Steps, relieved to be sitting down and giving my beautiful French Sole sandals a well-deserved rest. It seems only fair after all, as these super soft favourites of mine have been […]

French Sole Ballet Flats

French Sole Ballet Flats

A mere glimpse of French Sole Henrietta ballet flats will echo in me words such as Plie, Balancé, Coupé and Pas de bourrée. These are terms, that fill me equally with joy as much as with fear, for they form the core of my youth […]

Into the Wild sneakers

Into the Wild sneakers

  Today I’m venturing out on a secret agent mission, to test how sneaky my new French Sole sneakers can really be. “Moochers”, that’s the name they’ve given to these super silent lace-ups and I’m told that they’ve become the favourite footwear of Californian celebrities […]

Welcome to the French Sole blog!

Welcome to the French Sole blog!

I’m very excited to welcome you to the French Sole blog, written by me, Amélie Florentine. An eternal optimist, dreamer who loves beauty in all its forms but also one who has a penchant for art, everything with a flower motif and for pink cakes! […]


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Celestial Board Walkers

Celestial Board Walkers

Upon my return to London, I was reminded that it’s not easy to find somewhere among the bright lights of the big city from which you can spend a little time with the moon and the stars and to be able to dream a little dream with them. Luckily though, I have my French Sole black velvet Board Walkers with their beautiful sun, moon and stars embroidery to gaze upon whenever I’m feeling so celestially inclined. Their rich tapestry depicting night and day always makes me smile, while the soft leather lining and rubber soles carry me off effortlessly to my next urban adventure.

I feel fortunate to have such companions. They are there when I need them in my life, be it an evening cruise on the Thames, a walk through Hyde Park, or just a stroll along the King’s Road. I cannot sing their praises highly enough. My Board Walkers are my casual yet stylish friends, chic at a seconds notice, a hint of elegance to compliment most anything in my wardrobe, these divine creations deliver this and more.

Surely like my beautiful Board Walkers, we all have our favourites; my little friends which when I take them off after our most recent journey, we catch ourselves whispering “J’taime mon amour” to, as we place them carefully back where they rest. Perhaps the moon and stars will help them to sleep while I smile and dream of my next adventure with them.

I’m very curious how other French Sole fans are styling their French Sole Board Walkers. Do mention #frenchsoleblogbyamelie on your Instagram and I’ll be reposting the most creative looks on our FS page.

With love,

Amélie Florentine

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