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BALLET PUMPS: THE PERFECT PARTNER FOR THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

With the holiday in full swing and most of you lucky enough to have gone or be going away, it is the perfect opportunity for you to get your legs out and show that LBD some holiday-loving. The LBD is a wardrobe staple, a timeless piece. But just because it’s a closet classic doesn’t mean it has to be traditional. A pair of heels with your LBD is so expected (not to mention often uncomfortable). Why don’t you shake things up by adding a pair of ballet flats, this will also help when wanting to shake the night away dancing…   Wanna show you’re not trying too hard? Go for the Jasmin. The pony hair adds just enough luxury, and...

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MODEST FASHIONISTAS, PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD IN OUR BALLET PUMPS

The start of 2016 has seen a recognition and a rise in modest fashion. The launch of the 1st International Modest Fashion Week in Istanbul happened in May, and it seems designers by the likes of Dolce and Gabbana and Uniqlo have jumped on the bandwagon finally recognizing that Muslim women want to be on trend, have the hard earned cash to spend but no where to spend, H & M even featured the first Hijabi model in their ad campaign. But we at Butterflytwists HQ always knew this J. Never neglectful of our international customers, our Muslim ladies and those who just like to dress more on the modest side. We have always recognised that comfort doesn’t mean a...

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KICK OFF YOUR HEELS THIS EASTER WEEKEND

Squiffy picnics, egg hunts and eighties parties make Easter Weekend one to grab your ballet pumps for in London this year. Avoid the traffic jams heading out of the capital with our guide to what’s going on right under your nose this upcoming long weekend.    Brunching and Easter Egg Hunting Four Seasons London at Park Lane, Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London Sunday 27th - Monday 28th March Big and little kids alike will want to pack their ballet pumps to get a head start for the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane’s Easter Egg hunt. Kicking off at 11.30am on Easter Sunday and Monday in the heart of Mayfair, this terrace game entertains the grown ups with a brunch of...

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SS16 TRENDS: PRECIOUS METALS & SILVER BALLET PUMPS

While orange may be the new black this season, warmer times doesn't have to always mean warmer tones with SS16’s love of metallics. Shiny happy people can swap sunset shades for cool colours with our statement silver sandals and ballet pumps.   On the catwalk… Fyodor Golan SS16, (Dan Sims, British Fashion Council) Temperley London SS16, Backstage (Eeva Rinne, British Fashion Council) Collections by Lanvin, Vetements, Marc Jacobs and Sonia Rykiel shimmied down the catwalk in head-to-toe sequins in rainbow hues to start the designers’ metallic appreciation for SS16. London Fashion Week favourites Temperley London and Fyodor Golan continued the after-party long after the lights went up with shimmering pieces and shiny materials too this season. When it comes to...

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SANDALS & SLÁINTE – GO GREEN FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY

Don’t worry if you can’t make it to Ireland this St Patrick’s Day, we’ve picked London’s best cocktails, ceilidh bands and colourful ballet pumps to help you go green in style.     Image: London's St Patrick's Day Festival, Trafalgar Square Join a good old-fashioned hooley As the clock strikes 7.01pm on Thursday 17th March join Mr Fogg’s Tavern for a taste of Irish stew and some traditional music. With Mr Fogg’s Irish cousin, Seamus, in charge, there will be an Irish band playing throughout the evening and a cocktail menu with more than a splash of Guinness in Covent Garden’s part tavern, part drinking salon. Choose from bespoke drinks that include Reeling from the Dew Drops, made with Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey,...

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