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Interview with James Smith

Nick name –  JS Location –  Positano, Italy Dream location – can I say where I am? I mean…. Come on, its paradise. Life Mantra –  LA DOLCE VITA Describe your style in 3 words –  SIMPLE, SLEEK, REFINED. I can’t live without – Limoncello Spritzes and my laptop / I phone (did I just say that) Trend right now you are obsessed with – Anything Resort. Essentially style that reflects our lifestyle. Word Association Summer – Italian Seaside Cocktail – LIMONCELLO Spritz IT Girl –  Forever will be Kate Moss Trend – Resort, its here to stay Pool – Slides Heaven – Sicily Would you rather Brunch or Dinner - brunch Snapchat or Instagram - instagram Wedge or platform...

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New colours at James Smith the Label

We’ve got some amazing new James Smith colour ways and textures coming this Summer that we’ve been dying to share with you. This Summer 2017/18 we’ve seen an array of prints and bright colours hit the runway so it come as no surprise that we wanted to inject some colour into our best selling pool slides. The Off Duty Dolce Pool Slide is due to hit online and in store this November. This slide features our original pool slide cut and 100% leather upper in a vibrant red. Team the Off Duty Dolce with a beautiful tropical print dress for a Sunday session or as a colour block to a minimal lunch outfit. Red has definitely been the colour of...

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3 Slides you need like 3 seconds ago

Heliophile: (n.) a lover of the sun. There’s nothing like waking up to a warm sunny day, throwing on your favourite denim shorts and slides and strolling to the local coffee shop. Or getting into your bikini, throwing on your slides and heading to the beach. Or meeting your girlfriends for an old fashioned relaxed Sunday Session (no heels!) in your favourite comfy slides. Are we starting to see a trend here? No more frosty mornings, summer is coming. And these are the 3 Slides you need this Summer 2017/18. Stevie Stacked Slide. If you can’t quite manage to go for a Sunday session without the height then the Stevie Stacked Slide is for you. Comfort and height all wrapped...

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Cocktails and Slides this Summer 2018

This summer 2018 we are all about cocktails and slides (of course) so we thought we’d share our favourite pairings. Is there anything better than sitting around the pool with your best mates and making your own cocktails? Well yes, probably having a bar tender make it for you but at least there are no lines, no fuss and you can save some coins for your new summer wardrobe. Are we right ladies? Let’s get started with our new season Espadrilles. Considering these emanate euro trip vibes we are teaming these with one of our favourites (and easiest to make) the Aperol Spritz. RECIPE ICE AND A SLICE OF ORANGE3 PARTS OF CINZANO PROSECCO  2 PARTS OF APEROL  1 SPLASH OF SODA  HANDY HINT: The key...

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A note from James Smith

La Dolce Vita. A description that has somewhat become a cliché caption for those travelling the wonders of the world, nevertheless it’s meaning is not lost. La Dolce Vita, the sweet life, and how sweet it is to truly explore this world of ours. But before we indulge any further, let me introduce myself. My name is James Smith, James if it pleases you. Right now I’m writing this from a quaint local bar off the Amalfi. I’ll start with the basics, I love a good Negroni and I have a simple, but refined dress sense. Quality over quantity I always say. I suppose that is how the James Smith slides came to be. I wanted to create something, leave my footprint...

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