It’s that time of the year again when we all look at our closets and ruminate if the flowing dresses and thin cardigans ought to be replaced by woollen jumpers and thermals…However, not all of us consider the importance of our shoe rack with the seasonal change!
Our feet are some of the hardest working areas of the body, capable of taking our weight in a small surface area while keeping us mobile. It’s easy enough to overlook it but as with other parts of us, it does need attention.
With the change in weather and temperature, open footwear such as sandals and flip flops should be put aside or thrown away and sturdier, closed shoes made more prominent in our wardrobe. We might have that comfortable pair of boots that we use year in, year out but it’s time to see if that is enough to ensure our feet stay protected this cold season.
So what should you do? Here’s some handy tips to check if your shoes are ready for winter:
It also helps with insulation for your feet to wear good quality merino wool based socks, which provide warmth but are made of natural fibres to ensure that enough air circulates to prevent smelly feet. Toes are quite susceptible to the cold, and if not well-protected can get numb and then painful.
Keeping your feet happy and healthy means you can stay on the dance floor longer during your Christmas parties!
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