All Eyes on the Wedding

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While all eyes were focused on “the” gown last Wednesday, at the news it was eyes down for a glimpse of the Royal brides Shoes. Though for most of the time they were concealed by the flowing, ivory satin skirt … Continued

Arty Steps in to Save the Day for Sophie

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When Sophie Rhys Jones married prince Edward in London yesterday evening there was one man who was keeping a very close eye on her feet – Greek Cypriot shoemaker Arty Achilleos. London based Arty played fairy godfather to the bride … Continued

Fairy Tale Order

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For the man who had been thinking of moving his shop elsewhere because of he lack of demand, a fairytale commission came in the nick of time. For 33-year-old, Arty Achilleos, a Cypriot-born Greek, and his small team at Baboucha … Continued

Sophie’s Shoes Saved in Barnet

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This Saturdays’ royal wedding could have been a disaster if a Barnet shoemaker had not stepped in at the last minute. When Sophie’s shoes, made by Gina shoes in east London arrived shortly before the wedding, dress designer Samantha Shaw … Continued

Sophie’s Shoe Shuffle

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It was the pre wedding hitch that should never happen to a royal bride- Sophie Rhys Jones’ fashion advisers realised her £250 shoes did not go with her £5,000 dress On the eve of her big day. Miss Rhys Jone’s … Continued

Bridesmaid Wedding Shoes

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Champagne was flowing at shoe shop, Baboucha, in the high street, Barnet, On Wednesday, when proprietor, Arty Achilleos and his staff, celebrated the Royal Wedding. Mr Achilleos had a special interest in the event, as he was the person responsible … Continued