(Closed) The Sole Mates! Success?

posted 7 years ago in Shoes
  • poll: Do I go for the heels and the sole mates?
    Yes, use the sole mates and where those fancy, sparkly shoes. : (7 votes)
    78 %
    No, flats or wedges and be comfortable. : (2 votes)
    22 %
  • Post # 3
    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    But what about your dress? what heel height did you wear for your alterations?

    Post # 6
    1498 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I don’t have experience with sole mates, but I didn’t want to fool with worrying about it, that’s why I went with wedges.

    Post # 7
    126 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    When I bought the solemates, they ended up being too big for the narrow heel on my Valentinos. I ordered them online so there was no way I could know this in advance. Make sure you try the solemates with your shoes, they might not fit.

    Anyway, I wore my pointy high heels on grass and did not “sink.” so I’m not sure solemates are worth it.

    Post # 8
    3482 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Learn to walk on the balls of your feet 😉 I do a lot of musical theatre and had to do this constantly because heels make a lot of noise on stage. It’s surprising how fast you can make it a habit, and I haven’t had a heel sink into the grass in years!

    Post # 9
    281 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I used heels above for my wedding and loved them.  I forgot to put them on my shoes during our rehersal and sank into the ground so deep I had to hold onto my husband while I yanked my shoes out to the ground.  Standing forward does help a lot, but there was so much going on there was no way I was going to remember to keep my weight shifted.  You do have to check the heel thichness though, my sets came with two sizes and neither fit my mom’s shoes.

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