Addicted to shoes? Find out the trends Gladstone ladies love

Happy Feet owner Colleen Trevor.
Happy Feet owner Colleen Trevor. Christopher Chan GLA050912FEET

WOMEN and shoes - it's like that extra helping of a delicious meal. You know you probably shouldn't but can't resist.

Colleen Trevor and Amy Achilles indulge in shoes daily, running Gladstone store Happy Feet.

High heels give legs all the right definition, but owner Mrs Trevor said heights were now coming down a notch.

"The highs are still in, but the medium heel and the flats are really coming through," she said.

Bright fluoros are also toning down, but as one style moves on, another takes its place.

"All your whites are coming through in a big way," Mrs Trevor said.

"I have a lot of clients asking for it."

A must for the feet, whether barefoot, in thongs or heels, is to have your toenails polished.

"Absolutely," Mrs Trevor said. "Shoes, out-there dress and matching toenails."

"And to keep shoes in good condition, when not wearing them, definitely leave them in the shoebox."

Find out more about Gladstone fashion in our local fashion section under the Lifestyle tab, or click here.


Shoes from Gladstone store Happy Feet.
Shoes from Gladstone store Happy Feet. Brenda Strong

What type of shoes do you mostly wear?

This poll ended on 09 February 2013.

High heels - 7%

Medium heels - 23%

Flats - 30%

Thongs - 30%

Work boots - 7%

Running shoes - 0%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Topics:  gladstone fashion happy feet shoes

Swipe at Labor over multi-million dollar local project delay

FLYING VISIT: Farmer Rob Lovegrove, Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry  visit Mr Lovegrove's farm near Rockhampton.

JOYCE'S passionate plea for approval of multi-million dollar project

Curtis Island workers could be axed in new job cuts

Santos has reported a US$1 billion loss for the first half of this year.

Santos has started a new round of job cuts across the company.

UPDATE: Plans for new servo, food store in Gladstone's CBD

SERVO PLAN: A company plans to build a massive service station in Gladstone CBD.

COMPANY plans to build service station, food and drink outlet in CBD

Local Partners

The Bachelorette fans rally around devastated Matty J

The Bachelorette runner-up Matty Johnson.

CALLS for reality dating show's runner-up to be the next Bachelor.

RECAP: The Bachelorette S2E12 - the finale

Georgia Love pictured in a scene from The Bachelorette finale.

GEORGIA chooses Lee and leaves Matty J heartbroken.

The Bachelorette finale: Georgia declares her love for Lee

Georgia Love with The Bachelorette winner Lee Elliott.

MATTY J left heartbroken in emotional grand final.

Buy your own brothel: Scarlet Harem for sale

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: The Coast's first brothel, Scarlet Harem at Kunda Park, is up for sale.

Coast brothel madam sells up

Tom Cruise credits success to Scientology

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise credits his success to Scientology

Hacksaw Ridge leads AACTA Awards nominations

Andrew Garfield and Teresa Palmer in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

MEL Gibson's wartime drama opens in cinemas next week.

Investors eye new local estate with dirt cheap property

A new estate, Aquatic Vista, has opened at Agnes Water.

BUYERS to go crazy for an entire new estate put on the market.

Want to own one of Australia's best restaurants?

TOP GONG: Mooloolaba Spice Bar has been named in TripAdvisor's Top 10 Australian restaurants for 2016.

Here's your chance to pick up one of the Coast's favourite eateries

OPINION: Banks fear Gladstone future: Councillor

REGIONAL Queensland deserves a helping hand on housing.

Bank reclaims Goondoon St complex plan, places on the market

Multi-million dollar development plan up for sale.

MULTI-MILLION dollar plan for Goondoon St complex on the market.

Tough times in CBD: Woolies says goodbye Ipswich

Woolworths in the Ipswich Mall.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

The last day of trading will be January 1

Coles to pay new owner of Tannum servo $320K

UP FOR GRABS: Expressions of interest in Tannum's new service station, which will house the new Coles Express, closed this month.

INVESTORS bid for new Tannum service station under construction.