New protective socks can be slipped on after dancing in heels

No more sore end-of-the-night feet: New protective socks with a reinforced sole can be slipped on after dancing in heels

  • Monika Trojanowska and Joel Bijlmer, from Miami, have created Aftersock
  • They have extra cushioning that protect your feet outside and ease any soreness
  • The couple are raising money for on a crowdfunding website called Kickstarter

Most of us can’t wait to kick our shoes off by the end of the night, especially if we’ve been dancing in heels, but bare feet on a dirty dance floor or unsafe street isn’t ideal.

So a Miami based couple, Monika Trojanowska and Joel Bijlmer, have come up with the answer and created Aftersock – protective socks, with a reinforced sole, which can be slipped on after dancing in heels.

Monika admits that they created the product after she left a club in Miami, and her feet were sore. However, she didn’t want to walk barefoot, as she wasn’t sure if the streets were safe for her to do so. 

The next day they started to develop the socks – which the couple are now raising money for on crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Once they go on sale a pack of three will be available for £14.

A Miami based couple, Monika Trojanowska and Joel Bijlmer, have come up with Aftersock (pictured) – socks which have extra soft cushioning that will sooth tired feet and keep them safe if you’re walking outside 

The couple are now raising money to create the socks on crowdfunding website called Kickstarter. Once they go on sale they a pack of three will be available for £14

The socks are designed to be slipped on straight after a night out – so instead of walking barefoot to get your fried chicken you’ll be protecting your feet.

Made with after sole technology and PVC for extra cushioning they can be rolled up in a small ball so that they easily fit in your handbag or pocket. Stylish made – they come in black, silver and gold, while they also cater for all sizes – small, medium and large.

The special sole on the bottom, made with PVC, makes the the sock stronger and gives extra protection if you encounter any broken glass or loose stones on the ground.

The product will be developed after the Kickstarter campaign finishes in 10 days – but they have already surpassed their target and have been funded over $30,000.  

The special sole on the bottom, made with pvc, makes the the sock stronger and gives extra protection if you encounter any broken glass or loose stones on the ground

Made with after sole technology and PVC for extra cushioning they can be rolled up in a small ball so that they easily fit in your handbag or pocket

The couple say on the Kickstarter website: ‘Wear the uncomfy shoes and then walk around barefoot, or wear something sensible… and boring.  

‘It has long been a dilemma that many have faced, but for which none have found a satisfactory solution… until now.

‘Now you have the opportunity to solve this age-old problem with a groundbreaking new creation that will surely have your toes twinkling with delight.

‘Aftersocks is an elegant solution to a problem that most women face.’ 

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