First up, on the inaugural edition of 'In My Shoes' staff feature we have Jenna who is our retail manager extraordinaire. She has been with Baggins for many moons and is fast approaching her quint anniversary as resident bad ass and local neighbourhood celebrity. Known for her epic air guitar solos, high kick dance offs, and boisterous laugh Jenna has charmed her way into Baggins history and right into our hearts.

Find out more about Jenna in our mini interview below!

Yer Not Hardcore Unless U Live Hardcore

Introduce yourself:

My name is Jenna and I’m the hardest working woman in shoe business.

Job Title:

Rock ‘n’ Roller/Retail Manager/Legend in her own mind

How would you describe your style?

If David Bowie and Dolly Parton had a baby, I would be THAT baby.

Heart Shaped Sunglasses from Vans

What do you love most about working for Baggins?

The people I work with and get to meet, and the freedom to be myself. It’s basically Empire Records but with sneakers.

What do you do during your free time?

Air guitar, record collecting, and sitting quietly are some activities I do in my free time.

What do you love most about Victoria?

There’s always something fun happening in this damn town and the easy access to beach glass.

Tell us about your shoe collection!

Hi tops, hi tops, and more hi tops.

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be? 

John Candy

What are your current top 3 product picks?

Any of the 1970’s Chucks, Dawson XS backpacks, and Michael Jackson Stance socks.

What are your current favourite tunes?

Apparently, I’ve been really enjoying Canadian 80’s rock for the past 8 years… I thought it was a recent phase. Also, Greta Van Fleet get me going, yo!

Converse Red Hi Tops

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

Converse Red Hi Tops

Do you have a favourite Baggins memory or story to share?

Sharing tuna sammiches with Fraidy cat our beloved store kitty who has since gone to Valhalla.


There you have it folks, the one, the only, Jenna!

Dr. Martens Boots

Jenna is a true gem and we're lucky to have her as part of the Baggins team! As our retail manager, she makes sure the store is operational and at it's tip top shape, all while boosting moral of our store staff. With Jenna around there is never a dull moment and without her we would be lacking in overall cool points. As the old saying goes, "you're not hardcore, unless you live hardcore", and Jenna does exactly that! Rock on, Jenna, rock on!

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