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Style For Style: Sweaty Feet Fix

I have these Theory Mirror leather sandals ($207) in pewter and have been wearing them to death — they are a great alternative to black shoes and the criss-cross style is very modern. But never have I worn them when I was in hot weather, and so, I recently found out they have a slippery inside. I was caught in this dilemma while living it up in LA at Hills' hangout Les Deux with PartySugar. I was so nervous slipping around in my shoes, I had to find a quick solution.


To see my fix for sweaty feet,

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First I tried Band-Aids on the bottoms of my feet and, duh, they totally slipped around, too. Then, I remembered that bathroom attendants at such chichi clubs as Les Deux having everything you could possibly need. I was saved when the lovely attendant handed me some Johnson's Baby Powder ($5). A $5 tip and problem solved.

I recommend testing any new shoes in a warmer climate before going out. Walk around the house for a half hour when you're getting ready and if you feel any slippage, powder your feet. Rest assured, now you know you can definitely dance the night away.

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RunawayGallery RunawayGallery 7 years
not too big of a fan of the color
any any 7 years
i used a brand call hansaplast :D they're great the smell is nice!:D plus its specially for your feet!
Sondra42 Sondra42 7 years
awesome shoes!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Volley those sound great!
kahribar kahribar 7 years
i could so wear these at work! i will try the baby powder and jsut be careful to only put on a little so i don't get the residue
javsmav javsmav 7 years
Damn you, Fab!! Now I just bought these shoes in pewter. But thanks for the tip.
sioux5ita sioux5ita 7 years
I use anti-perspirant on the bottom of my feet(I like the one from Kiehl's b/c it goes on like a lotion) and let it dry completely before putting on my shoes. I like the baby powder idea too so I am going to try putting on baby powder after the anti-perspirant to stop the sweating.
ameliajc ameliajc 7 years
I had this problem just last night! I will definitely try this tip and maybe the foot petals thing. Thanks for the tip!
littlemissme littlemissme 7 years
Ugh, I hate when you get all slippery. Great tip! Lovely shoes BTW! :)
albeli albeli 7 years
Love those shoes! It's hot pretty much year round here and I've never had a problem with slippery shoes. Hmmm.
gabiushka gabiushka 7 years
What I dont like about baby powder is that with time it leaves a film in your shoes that is pretty hard to take off. The petals sound like a good idea.
emalove emalove 7 years
I've seen those foot petals, VolleyJen14! I'll have to pick some up...they sound great for heels like these (which are gorgeous BTW, Fab)!
VolleyJen14 VolleyJen14 7 years
Another great solution that I've used and come in really handy in NYC is foot petals.....http://www.footpetals.com/cgi-bin/footpetals/index.html they are great for padding too and help stop slippage while walking, dancing, dealing with the humid summers =/
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