Strange shoe accessories prevent slipping on ice
Nordic Grip Mini Ice Grippers are the ultimate winter accessory for women’s shoes.
Some of us refuse to give up our high heels, despite blustery weather and snowfall. But now, we needn’t worry about slipping on the ice—a British company is selling the ultimate winter accessory for shoe lovers.
The Nordic Grip Mini Ice Grippers are basically fancy rubber bands that slip over the toes of your shoes for a slip-free experience, no matter what kind of shoes you’re wearing (they stretch over all different types of shoes, from mile-high stilettos to boots).
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”Party shoes and icy surfaces are a bad combination,” they say on their web site.
“Nordic Grips' smart Mini is a discreet, small and cool grip which is perfect on your way to or from a party on icy ground. The grip comes in a practical box making it easy to store in a jacket pocket or in your handbag ready for those icy winter nights.”
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Now, if only we could figure out how to warm up our toes in those stilettos…
Tell us: Would you wear these rubber band contraptions on your shoes?
Photo: Nordic Grip
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Yaktrax work better--take the heels off, put on some flats (a simple pair of flats will tuck into your purse if it is big enough) with Yaktrax, and walk on the ice. Change into your good shoes when you get inside.
Seriously--as much as you are paying for your heels, why ruin them out in the ice and snow? That seems dumb, not to mention foolhardy.
I want to see a gal in those on real ice or in the coming storm,, go ahead make a commercial of it..
Oh they are soooooo pretty.
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