Flatout – review

When you are not used to heels, they become a burden

My best female friend was invited to a wedding this Labor Day weekend. When she talked about the wedding invitation about a month ago you could see she was looking forward to see the family, but she wasn’t looking forward to wearing a fancy dress and heels so sky high she would need her son and husband as walking aids. Who can’t agree with Abraham Lincoln’s statement “When my feet hurt I can’t think.”? Tweet this quote.

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Flatout c/o FlatOut in gold with the box in which they were packed including the shoes bag. The shoes bag serves to keep things clean in your purse after you used the flatout shoes.

Flatout can save the fun at an event

I had suggested her to get a pair of flatout to feel comfortable and safe. Flatout are like ballet dance shoes. You can roll them up and put them in your evening bag or clutch in the small bag that comes with them (see first photo of this post). They don’t take much more space than a pair of sunglasses.

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Zoom-in on the sole of the flatouts c/o FlatOut to showcase the profile that provides good grip on the floor

Flatouts come in various colors

If you get them in metallic, nobody will even realize that the golden or silver blink they just saw, are your flatout. You can even go for a perfect illusion when you get your flatout in the color of your evening sandals or pumps that you wear when you have your entrance. 😉

Who would benefit from a pair of flatouts

In Alaska, a pair of flatouts is great when you visit friends. In winter, everybody always takes off the snow boots, bunny boots, ducks, or X-tra Tuffs when they enter the host’s house. There are several reasons. First, your feet would sweat in the boots and that would be the recipe for cold feet once you are back out in the cold, even in your car. Second, the snow caught by the soles would melt and ruin the carpet or wood floor. Third, hosts expect you to leave your boots in the entrance.

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Flatout c/o FlatOut on the feet. They are secured with a rubber band sewn inside to stay on the foot without uncomfortable pressure

Due to permafrost, many Alaskan houses have no crawlspace or cellar. In permafrost areas, some houses are even built on stilts. Thus, being able to put on the flatout does not only protect your feet a bit from the cold floor, but also from collecting tons of dog hair with your socks. The latter is especially important to me as I am allergic to dogs. As you know, Alaskans don’t have a dog, they have DOGS! When I still lived in Goldstream, one of our neighbors was Mary Shields, the first women to finish the Iditarod. She had over 85 sled dogs!

Another thing I like about flatouts

I also like the flatout for summer because they protect my high heels from getting damaged when I drive. I have them in my car and swap my pumps with them for driving to work. In the parking lot, I swap back into the pumps.

What ideas do you have for flatout? If you don’t have a pair already, or need a new pair browse their full collection. I am sure they have a pair that you’ll love! <3

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View on the flatout c/o FlatOut from the top when at the feet to showcase the cute bows

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Photos: G. Kramm, N. Mölders

Disclosure: The flatout are a sample from FlatOut in the color of my choice. The post is not endorsed by them. I have written the post myself and it represents my own 100% honest opinion.

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