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If you were a shoe, what shoe would you be?

Finding the shoe that fits ...

by Bernadette Fallon

It’s a question I’ve often wondered. I definitely wouldn’t be a designer shoe – a Jimmy Choo say, or a Louboutin – far too uncomfortable. Not to mention showy. I think I’d be a wedge sandal, maybe with ribbon straps - a bit classic with a girly twist.

But now I don’t need to wonder any longer. Because here I am. Ladies, I give you the ‘Bernadette’. It’s a lot more practical than I like to think I am, though the stitching pretties it up a bit. It’s very versatile, which is good. And extremely, extremely comfortable.

I know this because it’s by European brand Josef Seibel, renowned for producing comfortable stylish shoes for the past two centuries. I own a pair of Josef Seibel boots. They are the most comfortable boots I’ve ever had and I live in fear of the day they fall apart – though they’re now on their third winter and showing no signs of collapse. The latest range for autumn/winter has just been launched for 2011 – you can see the full collection at

I also come in a ‘Fallon’ shoe. Now this is very sporty. A different branch of the Fallon family I think ...

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