New machine offers relief for high heel misery
Vending machines sell disposable ballet shoes to wear for the walk home.
Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:02 PM
Stumbling out of a nightclub and walking home barefoot with aching feet after dancing all night in killer heels could be a thing of the past for women thanks to new vending machines that sell disposable shoes.
German student Isabella Fendt came up with the idea "Ballerina to go" — ballerinas are flat shoes — after too many nights of aching disco feet.
Machines selling the shoes are already installed in four clubs in the south German city of Munich.
A pair of the disposable shoes costs 7 euros ($10) and comes with a bag in which to put the high heels.
(Writing by Michelle Martin; Editing by Steve Addison)
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