Belinda joined the team as Store Manager only a few months ago, but she is definitely making waves in the Baggins world with her vibrant personality and love for shoes! If you've visited the store then you know what we're talking about, you can always count on Belinda for some of the best advice.

Read on to learn more about Belinda...


(BB) Baggins Blog: Why don't you introduce yourself?

(BW) Belinda Wallenburg: My name is Belinda, I have been working in sales for the last 45 years, both direct and retail. I was self-employed for 20 years and worked the last 18 years as a multi-store leader at Payless Shoes. The company went bankrupt and after some much needed time off, here I am.

BB: What are your current top 3 product picks?

(BW): The Style 36 Decon Vans - removable insole, Jack Purcells - wide fitting and any Herschel backpacks

BB: What’s the craziest/best/most different thing you’ve done in a pair of Converse?

(BW): Put wine bottles in my Dr. Martens to help stretch them and put beer cans in my boots to make them curve!

BB: What do you do during your free time?

(BW): I love to watch TV and play cards. We play hand and foot canasta and we have our international championship about every 2 years in the Mayan Riviera.

BB: What do you love most about Victoria?

(BW): The mild weather. When it's dull and rainy put something bright on to brighten everyone's day!

BB: What are your current favorite tunes?

(BW): Anything Bruno Mars... I love R&B

BB: What do you love most about working for Baggins?

(BW): I love the relaxed atmosphere. All the wonderfully helpful staff members, it's a real feeling of family. Lots of positivity!

BB: If you had to choose one shoe for the rest of your life, which style/brand would it be?

(BW): Style 36 Decon Vans - Instant fit

BB: Any life/shoe/personal advice you would like to share with our readers?

(BW): A smile and a kind word go a long way to brighten someone's day. Compliments don't cost you anything 😊

There you have it! It's safe to say that we're super thrilled to have Belinda as a part of the crew. She has naturally become a part of our crazy family with her bright personality and humour ☀️

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