Drapers Footwear Awards – Finalist

We are thrilled to be a Finalist in the 2020 Drapers Footwear Awards for “Designer of The Year”. For the second year running we are delighted to be a Finalist in the Drapers Footwear Awards, which will be taking place at Grosvenor House, London on 2nd September 2020. A night of celebrating the dedication and … Read more


During this time of extreme anxiety and concern we are conscious that there are far more important issues to occupy our minds than competitions and new shoes!!  We therefore feel it is appropriate to extend our competition deadline until the end of April hoping that we may have started to find some comfort in relation to job security/wages, government guidance and … Read more


It’s with great sadness that the Suffolk Agricultural Association have today confirmed cancellation of the Suffolk Show on 27th & 28th May. We are expecting that the same will happen with Badminton International Horse Trials from 6th to 10th May. This is exceptionally disappointing for us as we were so looking forward to getting started ... Read more

Coronavirus Update

Whilst we feel extremely fortunate to have closed our store prior to the Coronavirus outbreak, our thoughts remain with our many fellow independent retailers who are finding it very difficult during these times.  Please do shop locally if you are able and try to help support them. We are taking all measures to ensure that ... Read more

Nicola’s “must have’s” for s/s 20.

I’m going to try and restrict my “must have’s” to four styles…!  It’s extremely difficult but as I am embarking on a very different lifestyle, I am consciously looking at practicability rather than the “killer heels” as you’ve grown accustomed to me wearing during the years instore!! As my daily routine will base me either ... Read more

First Pop – Up

What an amazing response we had at our first pop-up at the Farmers Club on 10th of March. It was wonderful to see so many of our regular customers again and catch up!  We really did make many friendships over the 10 years of being on Abbeygate Street and so lovely that we can continue ... Read more

A whole new experience

Charlie and I were both so excited to be able to attend Lineapelle the world’s largest exhibition of leathers, accessories, components and fabrics, something that we were never able to do when restricted by having the store. What an experience!! Until now we have relied on the factories to source the materials that we wanted ... Read more


Making the decision to close our store was a very difficult decision for us…as it is where the Nicola Sexton footwear brand was born some 10 years ago! However, following many meetings/phone calls and discussions with my nearest and dearest, looking for the right people to join us on our new journey and help us … Read more

Changes afoot at Nicola Sexton

With the lease for our Store in Abbeygate Street expiring in the New Year and the continued success of the Nicola Sexton brand, we have decided to “return the keys” at the end of January 2020 and focus entirely on our own collection of footwear. However, please don’t be alarmed!  We won’t leave you in the ... Read more