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Styling your Red Shoes

Posted on August 12 2019

Pairing colourful shoes to an otherwise neutral outfit can enhance your look when done correctly. Whether you want to dress up a casual outfit, or elevate your corporate wardrobe, a pair of red heels is the perfect accessory. Red heels go particul...

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Making the Most of your Airport Layover

Posted on August 06 2019

Living in Australia means we have to travel quite far to experience the rest of the world. Long haul flights often go hand in hand with long layovers in airports. This can draw your journey out to 30+ hours before you finally reach your destinatio...

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Pink Cafes Around the World

Posted on August 04 2019

Here are some of the pink cafes and restaurants that are top of our list to visit.    Pink the Restaurant – Melbourne This restaurant certainly lives up to its name — the walls, ceiling, floor, and furniture are all pink. The food matches this ...

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Corporate Gift Giving

Posted on July 31 2019

It is important to maintain solid relationships with your clients and customers. One way to do this is to show appreciation for their business, with a thank you card and a small gift. You do not need to wait until Christmas or a particular occasio...

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Elevate your Corporate Wardrobe with the Perfect Pair of Shoes

Posted on July 28 2019

While every office has a different variation of dress code policy, there are some basic principles that are best adhered to. Most corporate offices will expect employees to dress in traditional business attire. For women this means tailored suits ...

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How to Pack for a Business Trip

Posted on July 23 2019

Packing to go away on a business trip can be really difficult. On one hand you want to be prepared for a conference or boardroom meetings, as well as any social engagements. On the other-hand, you do not want to overpack. The challenge is to fit e...

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Hidden Gems of Paris

Posted on July 21 2019

It’s no secret that we love visiting Paris —here are some hidden gems we’re excited to check out on our next trip. Parc des Buttes-Chaumont Considered to be one of the most beautiful parks in Paris, it features a hill in the middle of the lake, an...

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Why High-Quality Fashion is Worth the Investment

Posted on July 16 2019

The sustainable fashion movement is slowly gaining momentum; however, the fashion industry is still one of the biggest culprits when it comes to harming the environment. Fast fashion is the main reason behind this, with such brands designing, maki...

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Coffee and Croissants: Our Favourite Cafe Workspaces

Posted on July 15 2019

Sometimes getting out of the office can help our creativity flow, especially when it’s mixed with good coffee and decadent pastries. Here’s our list of top cafes to make your office for the morning or to host your next meeting at.   Perth, Western...

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Top Tips to Make Your Daily Commute to Work More Productive

Posted on July 13 2019

Getting the train or bus to work every day can begin to feel monotonous and pointless. However, it doesn’t have to be a waste of time; if you use it effectively you can set yourself up to be happier and more productive at work.  Get ready for the ...

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Melbourne: A Walking City

Posted on July 09 2019

Melbourne is a popular destination for those travelling on business. In fact, in 2018, a third of domestic visitors travelled to Melbourne for work purposes and stayed an average of 2.3 nights according to Tourism Research Australia. If you are lu...

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Happy World Chocolate Day!

Posted on July 07 2019

World Chocolate Day
Chocolate is the fundamental comfort food. We reach for it in times of stress and sadness, or when we hit that 3pm slump at work and need a boost of energy. It is also the marker of holidays, celebrations and romance, as well as a key ingredient i...

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Eco Resorts Combine Nature and Luxury

Posted on July 06 2019

Right now, it is winter in Australia. Amidst the rain, wind and storms, we are fantasising about a sunny paradise. Ecotourism Australia defines ecotourism as, “ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas tha...

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Happy Feet, Healthy Mind, Increased Productivity

Posted on July 02 2019

Finding the right pair of shoes is powerful – it can make us feel confident, sexy and stylish.  However, because we often choose fashion over comfort, women are four times more likely than men to experience foot problems.  More than a quarter of o...

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End of Financial Year Fashion

Posted on June 25 2019

The seasons are changing as we move into the second-half of the year, and so are our wardrobes. Why not upgrade to a luxury, hand-crafted shoe while you are at it?  With July fast-approaching, it also means it is almost time to lodge your tax retu...

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The Best Job in the World

Posted on May 09 2019

I proudly introduce you to my daughters, Amy (left) 30 and Emma (right) 31, they are my greatest achievement. Although I can take some credit for the early years it is they that have made themselves who they are today, I am bursting with pride.  I...

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When in London - Travel Tip

Posted on March 19 2019

Krysti Moore @krystim29 When in London - Travel tip 5 Beautiful Cafes To Have Brunch in London Krysti is an Aussie living in London who I have known for many many years. She met my daughter Emma at Uni in Perth. Backpacking Europe before li...

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Louise Matson shares her experience in Business, Premium and Economy Class Direct to London.

Posted on March 19 2019

I love to travel and have been fortunate to experience the Qantas Dreamliner flying directly from Perth to London return on three separate occasions within 9 months. Here is an insight into the experience I had travelling in the three cabin classe...

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The Most Comfortable Cabin Crew and Corporate Shoes in the World!

Posted on February 08 2019

My journey into a shoe business was brought on through my experience as a flight attendant and the hours spent in shoes on my feet. The importance of high quality footwear was very apparent early in my career so I searched for the best leather sho...

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Are You Ready for A Life of Luxury?

Posted on July 24 2018

Luxury is most considered for our homes, and in what we do such as searching for the perfect hotel room, luxury linens for our bed, or perhaps a restaurant for a special occasion, however we tend not to consider luxury for our work day. Would you ...

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What Shoe Size Am I?

Posted on July 05 2018

What Shoe Size Am I? This is a very common question and easily resolved. You will be able to shop again and again at Louise M shoes effortlessly after reading this article. I always advise for you to think about what shoe size you would ask for if...

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5 reasons why investing in a good pair of shoes IS worth it.

Posted on May 01 2018

Some people, albeit most of them women, are fanatical about shoes.  They love shoes of every shape, colour, heel height and design, no matter the cost to the pocket or health.  Some of these women have even become famous for their obsession with ...

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Shoes Can Look The Same But Are They? Louise Matson Tells Us More.

Posted on March 09 2018

Excitement is building as I wait, but is it worth the wait? Absolutely! Shoes can look the same but are they? Let me explain further.  To be totally honest with you, the past year has been filled with 'road blocks' in manufacturing the Louise M b...

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Louise M shoes and 5 of my Favourite Places in Florence

Posted on February 12 2018

Written by Louise Matson, Founding Director of Louise M shoes. My recent trip to Florence was full of expectations, emotions, and wonderful exploration. The purpose was to inspect the shoes while in the manufacturing process. I simply love Florenc...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Leather Shoes

Posted on January 16 2018

Unless you are literally running in your day job it is highly recommended you choose shoes made from leather materials over those made from synthetic materials. According to Senior Head Instructor, Paolo Marenghi, of Milan footwear school Arsutori...

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Shopping for Shoes is So Easy at Louise M

Posted on January 14 2018

The flexibility of online shopping, and working on a laptop is a wonderful thing. I have decided today to make the most of the stunning weather and move my 'desk' to a cafe in the beautiful purple blossomed jacaranda lined Mount St in Perth, just ...

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Approved Virgin Australia cabin crew shoes

Posted on November 13 2017

Often I get asked "How can I use my Virgin Australia shoes allowance to purchase Louise M shoes?" The majority of airlines do not offer a shoe allowance to the cabin crew and ground customer service teams. However Virgin Australia crew are very fo...

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Life After Being a Flight Attendant - with Kara Mulder and Louise Matson

Posted on July 31 2017

One of the many aspects of my business that I love to do is communicating with individuals across Australia and around the world. One of those lovely individuals is Kara Mulder, a flight attendant and blogger based in California USA. We first conn...

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Business Chicks speaks to Louise M shoes Director Louise Matson

Posted on July 12 2017

On leaving my 17 year career as a flight attendant to start Louise M shoes, a specialised online shoe store for airline cabin crew and corporate women,  I needed to find a new 'tribe' that I could feel a part of. I wanted to be inspired, supported...

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Louise M shoes at the F1 Grand Prix, The Logies and the Winter Olympics!

Posted on May 10 2017

The past few weeks have been particularly exciting for us here at Louise M shoes. Although our niche is airline cabin crew shoes that meet the airline uniform standards of Australian airlines, our shoe collection also meets the needs of profession...

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Director of Louise M shoes Louise Matson appears on national TV show Sweet and Sour April 2017

Posted on March 22 2017

Louise Matson, business owner, creator and director of Louise M shoes, joins the 'Sweet and Sour' panel. Stepping away from cabin crew and corporate women's shoes for one evening Louise appears on the Sweet and Sour panel.

The great thing about being in business as director of Louise M shoes is having new opportunities presented to me. You can accept them or decline, however I am very grateful I accepted the offer to appear on the national TV program 'Sweet and Sour...

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Beyond a dream....shoes hand made in Italy!

Posted on March 15 2017

You will see Louise M transition over the coming months, away from European brands we have stocked that complement our brand, towards a full range of 'Louise M' branded shoes. Bringing with it a very specific focus on providing the best quality an...

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Shoe love is hard to find, at least it used to be.

Posted on March 10 2017

It seems a large majority of you love shoes, however you experience unnecessary pain and suffering wearing the wrong type of shoes to work. We have heard so many horrible stories:  You have spent so much more money on  cheaper shoes because you ...

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Who is searching for Louise M shoes and why?

Posted on January 31 2017

Do you look at airline cabin crew shoes when you are travelling and wonder where they bought their shoes from? I hear time and time again from women enquiring about Louise M cabin crew shoes range, that they googled "what shoes do cabin crew, flig...

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What comfortable shoes to wear when you work on your feet

Posted on January 16 2017

Are you a teacher, accountant, lawyer, flight attendant or work in the hotel industry perhaps?  Do you spend all day on your feet in a retail environment or similar?  If you have answered “yes” to either of these questions, chances are you already...

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What are the best cabin crew shoes to wear?

Posted on December 28 2016

The question of what are the best cabin crew shoes to wear is often asked by new cabin crew (also known as flight attendants). For those, like me, that have flown for many years know that the most important factors are to look your best while feel...

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Is your business brand walking the talk?

Posted on October 14 2016

Written by Ava Lucanus, Customer Experience Specialist, presenter for Corporate Grooming, and guest blogger for Louise M shoes. What are your customers saying about your business? Recent research reveals that 82% of businesses claim their customer...

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3 reasons why it's important to choose the right cabin crew shoes

Posted on October 13 2016

Louise M Block Heel for cabin crew shoes
The much talked about Louise M Block Heel is proving to be the most sought after cabin crew shoe for Australian female airline crew. There are many shoes on the market for airline crew to potentially choose from, however this particular shoe styl...

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Congratulations you have the job! An easy guide to airline approved cabin crew shoes.

Posted on September 23 2016

So you have been accepted into the airline industry as part of the cabin crew team  (formerly known as a flight attendant). Firstly congratulations that is an amazing achievement in itself. Enjoy the celebrations! I am sorry to say this but now th...

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Latest shoe trends with traditional craftsmanship creating affordable luxury.

Posted on September 15 2016

Mixing latest shoe trends with traditional craftsmanship is what Louise M shoes are all about and that is why we are thrilled to include the latest Hogl styles in our range for spring/summer. Hogl have been designing and manufacturing shoes for ov...

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Say goodbye to painful high heels and say hello to comfortable stylish shoes!

Posted on September 04 2016

Melbourne based, personal stylist Eliana Colimodio from Style by Eliana writes about Louise M shoes. For personal styling with a difference Eliana is passionate about empowering women to shine and feel confident through easy and fun styling soluti...

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5 shoe types every woman should have in their wardrobe

Posted on April 12 2016

It’s true that not everyone is a shoe junkie or fashion icon.   Not everyone has an open cheque book and unlimited wardrobe space either.  But the good news is – that’s ok! If you take our advice and invest in good leather shoes, look after them b...

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Shoe Fairs – the Glamour and Reality…

Posted on March 09 2016

Don’t get me wrong I love attending Shoe Fairs, however reality on the day is a little different. Booking flights, hotels, researching the cities attractions and my passion great rooftop bars, wine bars and It is all well and good travelling overs...

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On the Road… Australia!

Posted on February 26 2016

Waiting for aircraft departures (especially when delayed) gives me the perfect opportunity to write about my 'road trip'. In actual fact my road trip is a combination of air and hire car travel to and on the east coast of Australia. The goal of t...

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Travel…It Just Is!

Posted on February 10 2016

Gong Cocktail Bar @ The Shard I am fortunate to enjoy lovely experiences in life, however the feeling within me as the aircraft powers down the runway for take off is hard to describe. For those, like me who have been a flight attendant for many ...

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My Love For Shoes Started…

Posted on January 29 2016

Selfridges Shoe Department, London. I have always had a LOVE of shoes, as early as I can remember. My mother would buy me genuine Italian leather shoes. They would look nice, feel even nicer, and last the wear and tear of my teenage years. From t...

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Dusseldorf, London, Ireland then to Perth!

Posted on January 06 2016

At PURE LONDON fashion fair August 2014   Louise M is about stylish, quality products for women who work. My challenge, which I accept with great delight, is to continue to find new shoes and accessories that fulfil my criteria of high quality, fa...

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The Importance of Reflection

Posted on December 23 2015

The Importance of Reflection.  I recently attended a Women’s Network Australia lunch in Sydney, where the very lovely Vicki Writer, NSW State Manager AIA Australia, presented. Vicki made a very good point that has stayed with me. She pointed out t...

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Smelly Shoes?

Posted on December 02 2015

If you have ever been embarrassed to change shoes or take off your shoes in front of other people because of the smell, this article is for you. “Leather makes a contribution to the quality of everyday life and has done so for centuries.” All-abou...

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