WIN a pair of Ankalia sandals plus a Fibre Clinx hair treatment from O'Dowd Christie for Christmas. It's so easy to enter! Just find this post on our Instagram page @ankaliasandals Then: 1. LIKE the post on both @ankaliasandals and @odowdchristiehair 2. Tag one friend in the comments. It's that easy. The more times you enter the more chances you have of winning. GOOD LUCK! Love, Cheryl xx
Less Vertiginous Party Sandals
Dressing beautifully for the Christmas, New Year and Summer party season doesn’t mean you need to wear crippling high heels. Image: Charlotte Sandals and dress via Chosen Wedding Gowns Nothing says party quite like a stunning Swarovski crystal encrusted pair of Sandals. Image: Tiffany Sandals and dress via Instagram At Ankalia.com I handmake a limited-edition quantity of stunning party sandals that will make you feel like a Princess but keep you oh so comfortable for the entire evening. Image: Sylvia sandals and dress via Chosen Wedding Gowns I offer you a heel choice of 2cm or flat and I use...
Pink Shoe Lovers Rejoice
What is it about pink for some women? It seems that the love of pink is just inbuilt into their DNA. I’m once such woman. I don’t know why but I just love pink. Any shade of pink too! So, of course I’m in love with my newest pink sandal design. She’s called Rosie and she’s divine! Rosie is in soft pale pink suede with gorgeous gold lining and gold fixtures. I make Rosie for all the women in the world who love pale pink. I make Rosie for teeny-tiny feet and for big feet too! So...
Sandals Handmade in Western Australia
Do you know that every pair of Ankalia Sandals is handmade by me, right here in Perth, Western Australia? Image: Cheryl Botha, Founder and Creative Director at www.ankalia.com As a mature aged student, I went to university in Milan, Italy and I studied Fashion and Luxury Goods Management. After my studies I was offered an Internship with a traditional Sandal Artisan in a tiny, little Italian village. Image: Sandal Artisan Cheryl Botha of Ankalia in her studio As they say “the rest is history.” I’m just your average Aussie girl that decided to go for it! Image: Sandal maker Cheryl...
Top 10 Boutiques in Perth
If you’re someone who loves to shop at small local boutiques and support small local operators then here’s my list for you of my favourite boutiques in Perth. Image: wearing Faithfull The Brand top and The Wylde pants - all from Turquoise Lane. Sandals are my own design - Ankalia and are available on www.ankalia.com If you’re starting in the city and you head West then this is the order, I would visit the boutiques in, without too much cross over or back tracking. 1.Perlu, West Leederville 2.Style Me Peachy, Shenton Park 3.Since I Found You, Shenton Park 4.Coco and...
5 Summer Wardrobe Essentials
The key pieces that will form the foundation of your new Spring/Summer wardrobe this season are: RELAXED FLOATY DRESS Image: Cheryl Botha wearing a floaty summer dress with her Meghan gold sandals. Available online www.ankalia.com WIDE BRIMMED HAT Image:Sandals available online www.ankalia.com Dress from H&M. Hat somewhere in Perth WOVEN BAG STATEMENT SUNGLASSES Image: heart shaped sunglasses from YSL FLAT BEJEWELLED SANDALS Image: Ankalia Swarovski crystal leather sandals. Available online at www.ankalia.com Happy Summer everyone! I hope you have lots of FUN with this seasons fashion. Lots of love, Cheryl xx