After more than 20 years in the apparel industry, Vicki Lever suddenly found her thoughts turning to shoes. “There was such beautiful clothing out there for kids, but there was a void for classic, stylish footwear to go with the clothing,” said the Sydney-based designer. “Most of the shoes in the market, especially the baby shoes, were very ‘kiddie’ — clowns, cupcakes and all that. I saw an opportunity for a more sophisticated approach.” In 2008, Lever launched Old Soles, a line of baby shoes that has since expanded to include collections for kids up to about age 12. Over the past six years, the Australian label has seen strong growth, with its distribution now spanning nearly 25 countries including South Korea, Japan, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, USA, China, Indonesia, Poland, […]

Bruce Willis showers daughter Mabel with affection on family beach day

He’s known for his big action roles on the screen, but off screen Bruce Willis is just another doting, devoted dad. With his daughter Mabel turning two on April 1, Bruce and pregnant wife Emma Heming spent a family day down at the Santa Monica Pier in LA. They took Mabel on a carousel ride where they were happy to take photos of their toddler and Bruce even got to have a precious moment with his youngest offspring. He gave her a tender kiss by the seaside as the family strolled down by the beach.

A kiss for daddy: Bruce puckers up to daughter Mabel as they stroll down by the beach