Do you add protective soles to your Valentino rockstuds?

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  1. I recently bought my first Valentino cage flats. While I can't wait to wear them, I wanted to find out how they wear so I can decide whether I should get protective soles added.

    Any advice and suggestions?

    Also has anyone had issues with the protective soles near the pointy ends? Do they come out alright?

    TIA
     
  2. A photo of the flats. I think I will get the protective soles.
     
  3. I'd love to know the answer to this question too! I have read that some people who put the protective stickers left the soles worse so I don't know what to do!
     
  4. I have put protective soles on my rockstuds. With my high and kitten heels I waited until after I had worn them out at least 3 or 4 times before I took them to my cobbler, but with my flats including normal and caged I had them soled when they were either brand new or after just one wear. I don't know why, but the tip of the sole right at the front tends to get absolutely destroyed after just the one wear.
     

  5. Would you be able to post a picture? I just ordered my first pair of caged flats as well and have been debating whether or not to get a protective sole added by my cobbler
     
  6. I got protective soles added to my flats. I wore them 2x & was horrified at even the wear from carpet. I don't think you can tell & im quite happy with them.
     
  7. Where can you get this done and what kind of soles?
     
  8. This!! I don't know why but I have the same problem with all my pointy flats, no matter the brand.. The tips get ruined and look as if they've been sanded down. and I thought it was just me that have this problem!

    Great idea to take them to the cobbler ASAP.
     
  9. Are these the protective soles? ImageUploadedByPurseForum1465331331.001611.jpg
     
  10. Hi sashaj, i am so sorry for the late reply. I don't know why I didn't see your post earlier...:confused1: but here's a pic of one of my resoled rockstuds which looks pretty much like the pic you just posted.
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  11. That's ok, thank you!
     
  12. What's the benefit of putting soles on? I see a lot of people do it but I am not sure about why?
     
  13. I finally got a pair of the kitten heels and dropped them off at the cobbler straight away. The sole was super thin and I didn't want them ruined by walking on concrete etc. I hope they don't affect the comfort of the overall shoe
     
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  14. Hello! I was told by the sales associate without the additional sole the toes crease. Mine are still perfect after lots of wear but I got them soled immediately. I was going to buy another pair this time second hand through a high end page I follow and I noticed in the photo the left toe was creased the lady said she had worn them 3-4 times.
     
  15. I always had protective soles & metal tips put on my designer shoes by my local cobbler. they're worth it!