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Heels Without the Hurt

I can't leave the house in my highest platform heels without also wearing a pair of those dorky foam "toe beds," available for $4.79 here. But exposing your insoles when wearing peep toes or sandals is a major fashion faux pas. That's why I'm excited to try the insoles from Foot Petals, which are designed to stay hidden in open-toed or otherwise skimpy shoes.

The company makes five different heel-specific insoles and footpads, including Killer Kushionz (above), which cost $12.95 a pack. These thin, padded insoles widen at the toe, so you can wear them with sandals. Other products include Strappy Strips ($6.95 per pack), which are thin padded strips designed to keep your feet from getting torn up by stiff shoe straps. But I'm most excited to replace my drugstore toe beds with Foot Petals' $6.95 Tip Toes. These dainty, feminine petals are worn at the ball of the foot to keep your heel from sliding forward and provide cushioning. You can buy Foot Petals products at select Nordstrom and Bath and Body Works stores, or get them online here.

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Gastronomie Gastronomie 10 years
I've tried a bunch of these from Nordstrom, and I'm just NOT impressed. I much, much prefer the Dr. Scholl's "upscale" version -- they're clear memory gel, not obtrusive at all. Available as a footbed version or a full shoe version.
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
im getting flagged all over here tonite
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
yes im 5 10 but i like to intimidate people lol jk .. i am ashamed to say im singin to paris stars are blind lol loser
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
what u going to be for alrady 76 u are usully good for an nother hour and half
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
hooker sandal: somehtin like this but no rhitestone maybe in a simple black satinhooker sandal: somehtin like this but no rhitestone maybe in a simple black satin
audreystar audreystar 10 years
night, jenn/
JennaV JennaV 10 years
Night J! Sleep tight :)
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Oooh, I smell a Fab Finding assignment, Sweet C!! Alright ladies, my brief moment online is up. See you all in the morning!!
JennaV JennaV 10 years fair! You are already like 5'10!!! Sigh....
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
i think the shoe is cute looking for a new 3 inch strappy sandal.. black of course. any ideas
Moongal Moongal 10 years
yeah i wonder
JennaV JennaV 10 years
I would be all over this if it works. It does seem like it is a bit obtrusive, though.... Now, let's talk about the shoes in the picture :D
blOndiE7 blOndiE7 10 years
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Hmmm, intriguing! Are they adhesive? Would that hurt your shoe?
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