The thing I hate most about expensive heels is the upkeep. It seems the cheapest pairs I buy turn out being the longest lasting and the ones in least need of care. What's up with that? Spend $500, save $0 over time because you have to repaint the entire heel, purchase new insoles or get new rubber pieces for the heels constantly at of course the best place in town because they were expensive!
IdealHeel Heel Protectors
Available at: idealheel.com
Well, someone genius has come along and saved your stiletto heel at least! Called the IdealHeel Accessory, this smart and stylish guard slips right onto your heel and comes in a variety of colors. At first I was very concerned about the color and how it might clash with my Gucci stilettos - not very many things go perfectly with that classic red and green. But never fear, a black IdealHeel is to the rescue and will get you through the grass or grates on the sidewalk. The rubber piece is a perfect cover up for those white leather heels in the summer time or snakeskin beauties and extend the life of your precious shoes so that the cobbler down the street doesn't have to. Go to IdealHeel.com and check out the product for yourself for $19.95 per pair.
Oddly enough, a man contributed to the saving of shoes... now that's a man we want to talk to! John and Michelle Patterson are a husband and wife design team of Fiumicino who came up with this fantastic idea to avoid "high heel headaches" as they call them and truly have created an amazing product. I'm off to stand on sidewalk grates in my stilettos... with IdealHeels of course!
Jules Newmark is a contributing writer for Adventures in the Stiletto Jungle. Jules is currently based in sun drenched San Diego, California, where she works, and works the scene, as a modeling agent. Jules's beauty must-haves include mascara by Dior, perfume by Calvin Klein, and a really good sunblock.