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Style for Style: Shoe Skid Marks

I admit I have a few tricks up my blouson sleeve when it comes to fashion dilemmas. There is enough to go around so I hope you find my new Style for Style everyday fashion tips helpful! Let's begin with shoe skid marks. You know the ones. You have a pair of light colored leather, patent leather, or fabric shoes and these black marks appear usually around the sides and heel. I am prone to these after a wild fun night on the town when flitting about in taxis with sloshed giddy girlfriends.

These Marc Jacobs Minnie Mouse green pumps are a longtime favorite of mine but they are so prone to this problem.

To see my fix involving a tool you probably already have,

You guessed it - the magic eraser. Or any eraser for that matter. I believe it was a shopgirl who passed on this tip to me. It works most of the time, but I think it depends on the material and how long the skid marks have been there. Style for style baby!

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lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
great tip - those shoes are fab!
chopsticker chopsticker 8 years
thanks for the tip! I was really scared that I wouldn't be able to do anything about the black skid marks on my favorite pair of patent leather shoes.
sugoionna09 sugoionna09 8 years
Really good tip. I'll have to use it!
JKe895 JKe895 8 years
That's a great tip!
JKe895 JKe895 8 years
That's a great tip!
LeninaCrowne LeninaCrowne 8 years
i am in love with those shoes.
Spun-Sugar Spun-Sugar 8 years
calibabi - it's all about the tidestick. $2.99 at Target.
Amity-A Amity-A 8 years
That tip is incredible and the shoes are incredible!
calibabi calibabi 8 years
what about cloth, open-toed shoes that get those dirty toe-print marks on them??? how do i get them clean??
imahoopie imahoopie 8 years
HELP!!!! WHAT ABOUT SHOES THAT ARE TOO TIGHT?
theotherhalfofme theotherhalfofme 8 years
great shoes and a good tip!! ____________________________________________________ *Sources of clohting are like a pot of gold, you don't give it away easily!!*
theotherhalfofme theotherhalfofme 8 years
great shoes and a good tip!!____________________________________________________*Sources of clohting are like a pot of gold, you don't give it away easily!!*
krisua krisua 8 years
ARE YOU SERIOUS?! WOW! So simple, it must be genial! I will try it right away since my beige favourite shoes suffer EXACTLY from what you described. THANKS again!
Skinplistic Skinplistic 8 years
These shoes are HOT! The pale green is so flattering. They will never go out of style!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 8 years
Cute shoes. Great tip! I look forward to hearing other tips. :)
SarahwithanH SarahwithanH 8 years
Thanks for the tip!
SarahwithanH SarahwithanH 8 years
Thanks for the tip!
shini shini 8 years
thanks for the advice, but more important is how nce your shoes are, why don't you do a giveaway :D :D:D:D or maybe a cheaper version? poor me can't afford MJ :'( (I can afford spiderman)
KWM KWM 8 years
Fab - LOVE this new feature!
KWM KWM 8 years
Fab - LOVE this new feature!
BKNYGal BKNYGal 8 years
Yes, nail polish remover...not too much though. It wipes right off of patents!
LaylaCams LaylaCams 8 years
Great tip!
LaylaCams LaylaCams 8 years
Great tip!
Tech Tech 8 years
Fantastic tip. Fantastic shoes.
swwonder swwonder 8 years
Great tip, I definitely needed it! :)
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