Illustrations: The GR1 by MOLLY

Today, I’ll be sharing a sketch map detailing some of the different ways the interchangeable silhouettes of The Gemini Rebirth 1 can be styled, as well as the individual 3-in-1 looks for each pair… Enjoy! The GR1 Attached, Detached, Laced-Up & Interchanged styles The GR1 – OLIVE/VERT (left); The GR1 – OLIVE/VERT – SLIPPER (right)Continue reading “Illustrations: The GR1 by MOLLY”

The Journey To Molly: What I’m Learning In My Quiet Period..

While I’ve spent many months getting things in order to release the first model of my debut collection- The Gemini Rebirth, there have inevitably been a few hitches and delays that I’ve had to face head on as a new footwear brand emerging into the luxury market. For entrepreneurs in any industry today, the dreamContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: What I’m Learning In My Quiet Period..”

DIY: Tassel Takeover! 10 Easy Steps To Spice Up Your Favourite Sandals This Summer

Summer’s finally here and we’ve all got a case of happy feet! With open-toe shoes popping up on every online store, pedicures are on the rise as this season’s beloved shoe styles are back on the shelves. Our desire to go along with what’s hot in fashion often leaves most Fashionistas looking somewhat like theContinue reading “DIY: Tassel Takeover! 10 Easy Steps To Spice Up Your Favourite Sandals This Summer”

The Journey To Molly: Creating My First Fashion Editorial.

The idea to execute my first editorial for MOLLY came to me spontaneously during the course of a weekend getaway at a cabin. I was yet to receive my footwear shipment in Canada and was more focused on figuring out how my products would be transported from the warehouse to my workspace, but as I’veContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Creating My First Fashion Editorial.”

The Journey To Molly: Are We There Yet???

Yes, yes, yeees! And… no. After 8 months of working tirelessly on the first model in The Gemini Rebirth collection, The GR1, 1 month awaiting my shipment, and nearly 2 weeks having to wait for clearance with customs, I finally received all 250 handcrafted pairs! If you’ve read any of my earlier posts such asContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Are We There Yet???”

Let’s Talk Real Life: Reflecting On Failed Job Offers And Dealing With Redirections

During my design & discovery journey, I found myself in situations where I was overly eager to gain more knowledge and experience in various aspects of the footwear industry. This often led me to explore job openings ranging from lower levels to top tier positions in established brands. At some point, I would have killedContinue reading “Let’s Talk Real Life: Reflecting On Failed Job Offers And Dealing With Redirections”

The Journey To Molly: Behind My 8-Month Prototyping & Production Phase

As you may have read in my recent post about manufacturing mishaps & plummeted partnerships, I made the decision to collaborate with my current manufacturing facility in the spring of 2020, and boy, has it been a huge learning experience. From creating and sending over a Non-Disclosure Agreement for the first time ever, to trustingContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Behind My 8-Month Prototyping & Production Phase”

The Journey To Molly: Manufacturing Mishaps & Plummeted Partnerships.

At the start of my Journey to Molly in 2018, I was straggling the fence about whether or not I would like my brand to remain exclusively one-of-one custom pieces or to mass produce and share these unique and intricate designs with a larger, still limited, number of sole lovers. It was one hell ofContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Manufacturing Mishaps & Plummeted Partnerships.”

Real Life: Black Lives Matter & Footwear Design?? Why Your Brand Is Power!

If you are one of those who have been tuned in to the racial injustice issues being brought to light around the world then you are well aware of the turmoil and heartache that plagues communities majorly populated by black individuals and POC. If you aren’t/have chosen to ignore/remain silent about this very global issue,Continue reading “Real Life: Black Lives Matter & Footwear Design?? Why Your Brand Is Power!”

5 Footwear Brands & Bloggers To Keep Up With During Your #StayAtHome

As works of art that lace the feet you walk your path in, they certainly do. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have lost the founder of Italian luxury brand and one of the brilliant and creative minds behind designs that we know and love- Sergio Rossi. It saddens me, as an avidContinue reading “5 Footwear Brands & Bloggers To Keep Up With During Your #StayAtHome”