We all lust after sexy designer shoes but unless you’re a fashion freak like my friend Clouds (try saying the three times real fast) or getting hitched to a billionaire like my little sis, few of us are actually going to buy them. Still, if you want to ‘sort of kind of’ fake the Louboutin look for less or simply add a pop of colour to any old skoen for a bit of fun you”ll appreciate Rosso Solini ‘secret designer soles’. Essentially, they’re stick-on soles that come in an array of different colours and even patterns like zebra and leopard print.
This is what’s inside the ‘deluxe’ NT cutter kit:
I decided to use the red sole kit to jazz up a pair of leather Woolies’ ankle booties:
As it turns out, sole-ing up was easy; you simply clean the bottom of your shoe with soap and water or possibly the wipe included (because I’m lazy I used a few baby wipes and didn’t really read the instructions properly ‘cos I’m addicted to the adrenaline rush that comes with devil-may-care arts n’ arts).
Next, you stick on the sole…
I found one ‘sole wrapper’ didn’t cover my entire sole (for the record, I’m a size 4/5) so I simply plakked on another one. As it is, you get three stickers in one pack. Once I was, this was the result:
Want some? Visit their South Africa site and place your order. A plain set of soles is R65 and a print is R75. If you want a kit which includes an NT cutter, it’s R99. Your purchase will be mailed to you via regular SA mail and postage is included in the aforementioned prices.