Solemates Blog

SoulCycle x Solemates
Solemates, the female-founded consumer goods footwear solutions brand, is announcing a brand new collaboration with leading spin studio SoulCycle.  Starting December 1, Solemates’ all natural anti-bacterial Deodorizer will be used as the exclusive deodorizer at all SoulCycle studios globally to keep their rental shoes...
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Conditioning Your Leather High Heels and Boots
Whoever said high heels are the foundation of your wardrobe was right. Figuratively and literally!
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Heel Stoppers to Walk on Grass at Weddings and Prevent Sinking
Women love to look their best at weddings, outdoor events and parties have always had one big question…
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Grass Walking: How to Keep High Heels from Sinking into the Lawn or Grass
Actually, I will go as far to say that if there was a style of shoe that couldn’t be less made for walking on the grass, the high heel is definitely it.
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Preventing Heel Blisters (In all Shoe Types)
They can happen anywhere.  The dreaded heel blister from a pair of shoes you’ve been walking, strutting or running around in all day that will leave you wounded and unless like Achilles himself.  Worst of all, heel blisters are not...
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Weather Protecting and Proofing Your High Heels for any Season
Spring, summer, fall and winter…  no matter what season, they all place their own unique set of high heel damaging elements at your feet.  Rain leads to water damage and heel sinking.  Snow leads to salty sidewalks and corrosion.  Summer...
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Why We Have Joined The F Project, to Support Female Founders
We are the cofounders of Solemates.  We naturally have always supported other women in all walks of life - entrepreneurs, creators, inventors, doctors, teachers, bankers, mothers, daughters and more.  When Erika & Phyllis approached us to be founding members of...
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How to Make High Heels More Comfortable to Wear
Ancient torture devices of beauty, originally worn by kings, high heels now grace the feet of women from the ages of 14 to forever! Had we known how uncomfortable they could be to wear, we may have kept to our...
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Royal Weddings: the pomp and process of becoming a Princess
Price Harry is taken. Perhaps you've heard the news. So you didn't get to be a part of that Windsor family.  Chin up, they are sort of a messed up lot. It doesn't mean that you wedding can't be positively...
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How 2 'Shark Tank' entrepreneurs transformed a class project idea into a national retail success
From cnbc.com:  Your heels were made for walking — and thanks to Becca Brown and Monica Ferguson, the days of sinking into grass or getting stuck in a sidewalk crack are over. The duo behind Solemates, the shoe accessory company,...
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Rainy Day Wedding: Tips & Tricks
Brides always have to take weather into account while planning a wedding. If your upcoming nuptials are scheduled for the rainy months (or you're just playing it safe with all scenarios), here are some amazing pieces of advice to have...
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Mother's Day: Gift Ideas under $50
My mother dislikes Mother's Day.  She thinks better than rewarding your mom on one random Sunday, we should be kind and thoughtful all year long. "Everyday should be Mother's Day" is what she says, year after year.  Year after year...
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Graduation Survival
The end is near. Exams, finals, papers, essays, presentations, and dissertations all must come to an end.  Years of study and sacrifice; of stress and sleeplessness come together and are marked by the presentation of a diploma.  Whether you were...
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Prom DIY: 5 Hacks that work
Trees are blooming and birds are singing. It can only mean one thing. It's prom season. Tis the season for prom-posals, corsages, up-dos and fit-n-flare.  Pre-Prom, Post-Prom, Prom Dress....Prom is the absolute prefix for all things festive when it comes...
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Where to find Solemates
CVS Pharmacy is one of the world's largest retail chains and we're so excited to be sold in their doors.  Not only does it create convenience for you, our customers, but it creates a new environment for our brand to...
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How to Prevent and Eliminate Odor in High Heels and Shoes
We’ve all got a favorite pair of go-to high heels that we love to wear. They fit great, make us 4-6 inches taller, and match most of the outfits we own. However, the more we wear our favorite pair of...
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How to Prevent Blisters and Pain in High Heels and Shoes
If you’re anything like us, you have a passion for fashion! Unfortunately, fashion hurts and there are times where looking our best can actually cause a little, if not much discomfort! We’re looking directly at you high heels!   It’s...
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5 Things You're Doing Well
I'm tired of scrolling through my phone only to be inundated with articles about all of the things I am doing wrong and all the things I have to change in my life in order to have a better body,...
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Are you ruining your shoes?
  Close your eyes (after you finish reading this paragraph). Picture yourself in cobbler or shoe repair shop.  What is that smell? Toxins.  Chemicals, dyes, additives and things that you wouldn't touch without a rubber glove.  Do you wear a...
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Jenny Packham x LK Bennett x Solemates
Jenny Packham x LK Bennett x Solemates....because fashion, style, and innovation can go hand in hand in hand.  Solemates' co-founder, Monica, was looking for a new pair of heels when she stumbled into LK Bennett on Madison Avenue in Manhattan.  After...
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Solemates featured on Netflix series Lovesick
Solemates have made it once again to the small screen! On Netflix’s millennial love sitcom, Lovesick, Solemates were spotted in the Season 3 finale around the 7:30 mark. Solemates have been seen in other shows as well, and were featured...
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