Release your inner Marilyn and step out in style with Wendy & Holly Shoes. Once known as the ‘cheap, fun, seaside’ shoe, Wendy & Holly jelly shoes are a fashion ‘must have’ that will add style to a fashion forward girl’s wardrobe.
Made famous by the 1950’s screen siren Audrey Hepburn, no wardrobe is complete without the ‘fashion classic’ ballet flat. Be sure to add style and sophistication to your summer ensembles with the Daisy ballet flat. With its unique lace pattern, this on-trend shoe has a 2cm heel and comes in black, bronze and pearl white. Available from mid-June, the Daisy is sure to ‘up-style’ your garb (RRP $69.95).
Make the ultimate fashion statement with the new Amy thong. Coming in black and transparent, the cute bow sets this thong aside from any other and is guaranteed to be the perfect wardrobe staple this coming season.Amy is available from 1 September ($49.95).
For many, the former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis epitomised elegance and style. Make a statement as you strut your stuff in Wendy & Holly’s Jackie this summer. This fabulous retro sling back wedge comes in black and white with a stunning polka dot hot top bow adding a touch of ‘je ne sais quoi’ to any girl’s wardrobe this summer. Jackie is available from 1 September (RRP $89.95).
For girls looking for that something extra special this season why not spruce up your summer ensembles with the new Georgie style? This low wedge, peep toe shoe with its unique hand finished shoe jewellery comes in an elegant royal blue. This gorgeous shoe will have you feeling like a princess all summer. Georgie is available from available 1 September (RRP $79.95).
Wendy & Holly Shoes are a fun, fashionable, comfortable and very affordable shoe, they are also recyclable. They are suitable for anywhere and everywhere. Once you join the jelly revolution, you’ll never look back!
Daisy, Amy, Jackie and Georgie are only four of the new Wendy & Holly spring/summer collection. Not only are they great for everyday wear, Wendy & Holly Shoes will ensure that you look the part anywhere.
Visit the Wendy & Holly Shoes website to purchase online or to find your nearest stockist.
Wendy & Holly Shoes – A fairy tale in the making
Cinderella is proof that a pair of shoes can change your life. This definitely rings true for self-confessed shoe-aholic, Wendy MacManus. From an early age, Wendy had a love of shoes. After a mid-life career change, Wendy chose to follow her heart and find her fairy tale ending thanks to her shoe fetish.
Let’s start at the very beginning…
At the age of 54 and having worked in accounts for a number of years, Wendy made the brave decision that it was time for a change.
“I started to feel very stifled by my job. Accounts, was all I had known. I realised I was ‘dying’ in my role. I had no enthusiasm to go to work. So I made a radical decision, and quit.”
Not long after this snap decision, Wendy ventured to Bali. Here she found inspiration for her new career – designing and making jelly shoes. Wasting no time, Wendy joined forces with her long-time friend, Holly. Almost immediately, Wendy and Holly flew over to China to visit various shoe factories and showrooms.
“We shopped and shopped; our feet did not touch the ground. Shoes have always been my passion and now it was my job to shop for shoes!”
After much deliberation, the moulds were chosen and the first collection based on four styles of shoe – court, ballet, wedge and sling back was in production. Wendy & Holly wanted to personalise each style so they added their Australian designed shoe jewellery. Satisfied they had created a fun, fashionable and affordable shoe, Wendy & Holly Shoes & Accessories was launched in February 2011.
The story so far…
In no time at all Wendy and Holly Shoes were in high demand and being stocked in numerous retail outlets across Australia and New Zealand. As things got busier, Holly found it increasingly more difficult to commit to the demands of the company and chose to let Wendy fly solo.
Wendy’s feet have hardly touched the ground since!