Solemates Blog

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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Footcare Tips for the Winter
Oftentimes, we take our feet for granted. In the winter, when we shove our feet into winter boots, we forget that they are the same feet that we slip into heels and sandals in the summer. To keep your feet...
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Solemates at Tara Lipinski's All Star Wedding
Congratulations continue to be in order for Tara Lipinski and her husband Todd Kapostasy, as they are continuing their newlywed bliss well into 2018 and beyond. Southern Bride has published an in depth feature of all the details about their...
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3 Resolutions You MUST Keep in 2018
Happy New Year from all of us at Solemates! We are all refreshed from the holiday and looking forward to another year of growth and success. Here are some resolutions from us that we hope will inspire you the same...
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5 Ways to Snag a Holiday Proposal
If you are obsessing over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just like us, many men and women in long term relationships have been inspired by this royal fairytale and want a proposal of their own. The holidays can be a...
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6 tips for a Winter Wedding Wonderland
  Although December may be coming to a close, there is still time for brides-to-be to take a few pointers when planning a wedding early next year. Here are some of our favorite tips: 1.A life-saver turned bride-saver   We...
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Life after Shark Tank: Cheddar Interviews Solemates on the Success of Their Brand After The Show
Broadcast from the New York Stock Exchange and Sprint Flatiron Building Store, Cheddar is a live Post-Cable Network that covers the best products, technologies, and services nationwide, while also reporting on the hard work and successes of up and coming...
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From Startup to Success: CNBC Interviews Solemates High Heeler founders Becca and Monica
Not only a must have if you plan on wearing high heels at a wedding or any outdoor event, Solemates High Heelers have quickly become the favorite high heel accessory worn by celebrities during performances, events and every day life.  Carrie Underwood,...
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CNBC Reports: Solemates Launching in over 4,000 CVS Stores Nationwide
Early October CNBC interviews Solemates and had this to say about their upcoming nationwide product launch with CVS:   Two former Goldman Sachs employees are taking their shoe business to the masses.  Becca Brown and Monica Ferguson developed the concept...
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5 ways to extend the life of your summer shoes into Fall
Walking outside and feeling the breeze has never felt better after a hot, humid summer. However, if you aren’t ready to put your shoe collection away just yet, here are some ways to keep incorporating them into your looks, with...
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