Vending Machines Offer High Heel Relief

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A new product may ease the pain of dancing all night in stilettos. Vending machines in Germany now sell disposable ballerina flats. Student Isabella Fendt thought of it after too many nights of walking home barefoot on aching feet. For $10 you get disposable shoes and a bag to carry your spike heels home.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

A new product may ease the pain of dancing all night in stilettos. Vending machines in Germany now sell disposable ballerina flats. Student Isabella Fendt thought of it after too many nights of walking home barefoot on aching feet. For $10 you get disposable shoes and a bag to carry your spike heels home. Vending machines are already available at four nightclubs in Munich. Or you could wear different shoes.

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