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).
More from Living: Worst celeb fashions of the year
”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.”
More from Living: 10 things every woman should have
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
More from Simply Chic:
Fighting crime with chic jewelry
The most "OMG, WHAT!?" looks from London Men's Fashion Week
The hottest manicure styles of 2013
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.
beauty tips and style advice
The only thing better than discovering your favorite beauty product is finding one that does the job of two (or three!). Streamline your makeup kit with this versatile selection of hard-working essentials.
Buying a wedding dress doesn’t have to break the bank. While you’ll probably find a limited selection of wedding dresses for less than $300 at bridal boutiques, there are plenty of options in that price range if you check out less-traditional spots (think department stores and online-only shops). And don’t overlook gowns intended for bridesmaids—or even prom season. A simple, unfussy dress becomes wedding-worthy with some sparkly accessories and veil. Here are stunning options with fabulous price tags.
Avoid the hype at the makeup counter by sticking to this list of tried and true performers that will help you look your best day in and day out.
See Kate's best looks from Australia.
The springtime is the best time to press the reset button on your wardrobe, and given the great new fashion that’s hitting stores right now, there are a myriad of ways to reboot and refresh. Of the nine must-try trends this season, it can be tough to choose a favorite. Perhaps you’re feeling for a graphic floral? And maybe the season’s sport-luxe look fits your style too? That said, if you’re picking battles where your budget is concerned, the idea of a complete spring makeover can be overwhelming. Fret not, our biannual 100+ Under $100 Guide pulls pieces inspired by both the runways and the pages of the magazine together—at the perfect price.
We raided the aisles to find the best cheapie formulas for you.
As of this morning, I have decided that Kate Middleton should just tour things forever so we get to see more updos like the one she wore last night at a reception hosted by the Governor General Peter Cosgrove in Canberra, Australia.
Dressing for the office doesn't have to boring. Follow these style and beauty tips and you'll be sure to impress.
Every year, we look to the biggest names in bridal beauty and fashion design to pinpoint the hottest bridal hair and makeup ideas – keeping in mind of course that this is a wedding (no crazy neon mascara here). This year, bridal beauty has gone extra natural and romantic -- think messy braids, wispy hair, natural eye makeup and more.
You’ve got the dress. You’ve got the venue, date, and invitations. The last thing you need to complete your wedding day? An amazing pair of shoes to wear as you walk down the aisle!
With the dress as the main focus, you want the hair to be understated. An updo does just that. But there's a difference between understated and boring. Adding simple accessories, like a pin or flower, is just enough decoration to the hair. Let these gorgeous pins serve as inspiration for finding a simple, yet understated, wedding hairstyle.
Just when we were getting used to seeing beards everywhere, it may be time for men who enjoy the attention of the opposite sex to invest in some shaving paraphernalia. In a new University of New South Wales study, researchers found that “when people are confronted by a succession of bearded men, clean-shaven men become [...]