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Good News for Women - Stumble-free Stilettos Available to Bid Farewell to Embarrassing Moments

by Savitha C Muppala on  December 25, 2010 at 4:41 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Stumble-free stilettos will soon be available to save many women from embarrassment or injury.

Bridalwear designer Paul Milana has developed a new product that can help even the highest of heels stay on and keep the wearer stumble-free.
 Good News for Women - Stumble-free Stilettos Available to Bid Farewell to Embarrassing Moments
Good News for Women - Stumble-free Stilettos Available to Bid Farewell to Embarrassing Moments
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St-walkers - pronounced street walkers - are elasticated suspenders that attach around the heel of the shoe and around the wearer's ankle, making the shoe more secure.

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They are decorated with Swarovski crystals, black bows or 'high-visibility' jewels.

Milana, 45, had the idea after his clients and female friends kept complaining about the problem.

"I'd been thinking about what I term the "Cinderella Syndrome" which women often suffer when their stilettos slip off at the most inconvenient moments - usually when they're in a rush," the Daily Mail quoted Milana, from Brighton, as saying.

"I also thought about all the health issues of ill-fitting shoes, and wanted to try to find a solution.

"It's something they can keep in their handbags and then easily slip on to their heels - it even means they can run for a bus," Milana added.

Milana tested 100 types of elastic to find one that was strong enough but wouldn't leave a mark around the ankle.

He said: "I trialled them for about two years on my friends and bridal clients. The inspiration came from a strap that connects from a ski to the user's boot to ensure the ski doesn't get lost in heavy snow after a fall."

St-walkers are available to buy on eBay for 4.95 pounds plus 1.20 pounds postage.

Source: ANI
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