Online Shopping Tip
Shoppers from outside the UK can snap up bargains at the moment due to the low value of the Pound compared to the Euro and the Dollar. Many of the online stores featured offer worldwide delivery and, if you live outside the EU, a VAT refund (VAT is effectively a UK sales tax and the rate is currently at 20%).
Designer Brands


Ash Elouise shoesAsh FootwearAsh Footwear produces shoes, boots and sportswear. The company, which is based in Italy but established by French designer Patrick Ithier, was founded in 2001. It quickly established itself and brings fresh and new footwear creations to the market each year. The ethos of the company is its innovative approach and a willingness to reinvent itself.

The brand was already popular in mainland Europe, Asia and the US, and is now establishing itself in the UK. It has opened a flagship boutique on Marylebone High Street in London W1 and will soon be opening further stores in Paris, New York, Shanghai and Milan.

Ash brown thelma buckle ankle bootThis season's footwear collection contains some lovely boots, in a variety of finished from suede through to patent, with everything from riding flats to chunky heels.

Jennifer Lopez wearing Ash BootsWhich Celebrities wear Ash Shoes?

Celebs who have been seen out and about wearing Ash footwear include Lindsay Lohan, Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez (pictured on the right).

Ash black virgo embossed leather lace up pumpWhere can I buy Ash shoes and boots online?

There are a number of online outlets that sell Ash hi-tops, boots and shoes online, including: