Helen Mirren shoes in Snapping the Stiletto 'Essex girl' display
Dame Helen Mirren has stepped up to help an exhibition dispel the negative stereotype of "Essex girls" and their white stilettos.
A pair of her high-heeled teal blue shoes will feature alongside a display showcasing female social reformers, suffragettes and law enforcers from Essex.
The Southend-raised actress said she was "delighted" to donate her footwear.
The Snapping the Stiletto exhibition is on show at Epping Forest Museum.
Alongside the TV and film star's strappy sandals are a pair of Penny Lancaster's heels, and BBC presenter Kate Silverton's shoes worn for the... read more
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