Archive | May, 2011

This is just the tip of the Toms-berg

May 28, 2011 • posted in Shoes

A new shipment of Toms has arrived. There are some Classics in new colours. There are more sizes. And there are some completely new styles for summer. Out of town customers have told us that Head over Heels has the best selection of Toms in Western Canada, the Pacific Northwest and perhaps even further afield. […]

Do you share our passion for shoes?

May 27, 2011 • posted in The Store

  We are seeking a part-time salesperson. The hours are flexible but should include Saturday. Experience with selling shoes is an asset. Inquire at the store and please bring your resume.

La Tennis Bensimon in glorious colours

May 24, 2011 • posted in Shoes

We promised you more colours and styles, and now they’re here! The quintessential canvas sneaker from France is at once timeless and modern. Put on your new Bensimons, grab a café au lait and teleport to Paris.

Wild Lilies Tea

May 21, 2011 • posted in Special Events

  Join the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for an elegant afternoon tea to celebrate the contributions of prominent Victoria women, and work toward a future without breast cancer. Head over Heels is offering discounts to all participants as well as providing two, $100 gift certificates as our contribution to the planned auction. The afternoon event […]

Be a work of art, or wear one.

May 20, 2011 • posted in Accessories, Shoes, The Store

The photograph is Oscar Wilde’s tomb in Pere-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. (The little red spots are lipstick marks from the kisses of many, many fans.) Oscar Wilde’s word on fashion: “Be a work of art, or wear one.” Its easy to follow Oscar’s advice at HoH by buying shoes from Art (the young, happy and casual […]

Pataugas have a certain je ne sais quoi

May 15, 2011 • posted in Shoes

The French do many things just a little bit better. Pataugas is a case in point. Pataugas is a French shoemaker that began in 1950 with the manufacture of a canvas boot with a rubber sole. At the time, the rubber was melted on a gas ring, hence its name “pate au gaz” (gas moulded). […]