Monday, July 12, 2010

Monday Giveaway: Spare Soles


I'm not exactly heels' biggest fan. Sure they make you look sexy and sophisticated (unless you walk around like a horse), but the price you sometimes have to pay for them is a bit too high for me. If the shoe isn't slipping off, then it's squishing your toes. If it's not scraping your Achilles tendon raw, then it's just wreaking havoc on the balls of your feet. But still we put up with them. Why? Men. Because we like how we look and feel in them - well when we're not cursing them out - and frankly, we like showing off.

If you'd rather not commit to flats, flip flops and sneakers like a certain blogger you all know and love, Spare Soles' portable flats could be your salvation. I know when I'm forced to wear heels because supposedly Chucks aren't proper wedding attire (pssh!), I try to figure out an exit strategy before going into combat. Unfortunately, as tiny as my feet are, I can never manage to store a pair of flip flops into my clutch so they either stay in the car or I up the bag size.

Spare Soles offers a collection of soft ballerina flats and flip flops that fold and roll into its own tiny case or wristlet that you can either pop into your purse or use on its own. They're not the most elegant things you'll see though. The plastic rubber material is light and thin (yet waterproof), the designs are fairly basic and the elastic back only ensures that multiple shoes sizes can fit into a small, medium, large or x-large, but remember what they are for: to make sure your bare feet never touch another nasty dance floor again.

This week one of you will win a pair of medium black flats from the Metro Line. The accompanying wristlet opens up to a larger tote so you can store your troublesome shoes inside and keep it moving. Just leave a comment below and a random winner will be announced on Friday!

CONGRATULATIONS: Stevie is this week's winner!

Image: sparesoles.com

14 comments :

  1. Love these shoes for dancing when your heels have been squishing your feet all day..not of course if you've been wearing your chucks! H x

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  2. I wantttt, wait will a medium even fit me? I think not :-(

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  3. um, AWESOME idea! why haven't i thought of/marketed this yet? i am the queen of bringing a pair of flats along when i go dancing in heels. it just usually means i have to carry a bigger bag - not fun for dancing!

    please let me win these? :)

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  4. What a smart idea!! I'm SO not a heel girl either.

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  5. I think Metro Spare Soles are a great idea -- I'd love to try them :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
    theluckyladybug[at]gmail[dot]com

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  6. oh wow these sounds really cool! Good Luck Everyone!

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  7. These are just what I need. My feet are always killing me when I have to wear heels for work.

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  8. I've recently seen these popping up all over the place. Brilliant!

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  9. these are perfect to keep on hand for those nights out when your shoes are killing you, you're getting a blister, your heel gets caught in a grate and it comes off, you end up stepping in a puddle with your current shoes, etc... Yes, I have to admit, I am guilty of all of the above and never had a spare pair!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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  10. these are perfect to keep on hand for those nights out when your shoes are killing you, you're getting a blister, your heel gets caught in a grate and it comes off, you end up stepping in a puddle with your current shoes, etc... Yes, I have to admit, I am guilty of all of the above and never had a spare pair!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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