Solemates Blog

How to Protect Suede and Leather: A Guide to Shoe, Boot, and Bag Care
Suede and leather are soft, supple, and all-natural materials used to make anything from bags and belts to your favorite pair of shoes. Since this material is sensitive to things like water and other liquids, it's important to know how...
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Spotlight Series: CAUSE WE CAN EVENTS
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Today we focus on Gabrielle Pinkerton of CAUSE WE CAN EVENTS.  Staying true to their name, this team spans the country with their...
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Spotlight Series: Alicia Mae & ILE Events
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Today we profile Alicia Mae of ILE events and get a first hand account of how she and her team both infuse and...
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How to Prevent Blisters on Your Feet and Hands
When most people think of blisters, the first thought that comes into their mind probably has to do with blisters brought on by running or hiking. It's true that both of these activities can contribute to blister formation (in fact,...
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Spotlight Series: PIXELICIOUS
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Today we jump behind the lens of one of the word's most highly sought wedding photographers; Jimmy Chan of Pixelicious.  While he...
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Spotlight Series: HERE COMES THE GUIDE
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Today we learn about Here Comes the Guide, a wedding website focused on matching brides with the venue that is best for their...
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Spotlight Series: FLOWER MOXIE
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Today we learn about the online resources available to DIY brides; and the secrets to creating top-of the line looking floral arrangements at...
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Spotlight Series: VEGAS WEDDINGS
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event planning and design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Below, we discover the secrets to throwing a one of kind wedding in the wedding capital of the world; and...
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Spotlight Series: SMALL SHINDIGS
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Be sure to read from start to finish, noting some of Sarah's particularly personal touches.  Please describe your service in 3-5 sentences.  I...
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Spotlight Series: THE EVENT OF A LIFETIME
A series of posts dedicated to the pillars of the event planning and design world that spotlight talent and creativity.  Be sure to read from start to finish, noting some of Melisa's clever touches such as how she used "to...
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If you didn't know...
Now you know.  The Solemates Blister Blocker is the top performing blister prevention product on the market.  As an all natural formula, it has attracted a wide world of fans including professional athletes, World Cup Champions, and the every day...
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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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