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Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter

By Dynelle Skinner @shoeography

A new Kickstarter campaign has set out to create the world's most customizable shoes. With an interchangeable heel system, women can transform these pumps from block heels to stilettos at a moment's notice. These customizable heels come from Oumou Barry, a French shoe designer who thought of the idea when she couldn't decide between her shoe options and found her choices rather boring.

Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter


The shoes are perfect for transitioning from a day to night look, all while staying safe. Five of the most common personal injury cases involve car accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and wrongful death. Without being too dramatic, ladies, how many times have you been betrayed by your own high heels? One 2015 study found that high heel related injuries had nearly doubled over the span of 10 years and we know heels aren't likely to get any shorter.
Oumou Barry's new heels can provide the safety you need without compromising on the height. Engineers and designers at SATRA, the global leader in footwear testing and research, have tested and approved the heel system for safety, comfort, versatility, and quality. Despite the ability to remove the heels from the shoe, they can withstand extreme forces without breaking and won't distort when you walk.

Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter


While the design of the heels keeps you safe, it can also make your day much more comfortable. Stiletto heels can strain your feet and ankles if you have to walk a long way in them. Block heels, however, offer much better support because you can distribute your body weight across their greater surface area. The support of a chunky heel can lessen pain in areas such as your feet, ankles, legs, and lower back. When faced with this pain, many people may seek medical help at one of the 7,357 urgent care centers in the United States. If you could skip the discomfort and the inevitable trip to the doctor's office by switching your stylish stiletto to a supportive block heel when you're on the go, wouldn't you?

Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter


The practicality of the heel system also holds an appeal for many women. By having a two-in-one pump, you no longer have to pack multiple pairs of shoes for a business trip or vacation. With 92% of employees saying that vacation time is important to them, the challenge of packing strategically is one that almost every traveler faces. Now multiple pairs of bulky heels won't be taking up room in your suitcase. You can pack just the one pair and tuck the sets of heels into side pockets or your purse.

Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter


According to the Kickstarter campaign, Oumou Barry is currently offering one design of the customizable heels. Called Severine, these pumps are made of 100% genuine leather on the body and a segment of patent leather on the rounded front. The high-quality leather guarantees durability and longevity while offering optimal comfort. Both heel choices of the Severine pumps measure three inches.
In the future, Oumou Barry plans to offer a wider variety of colors, shapes, and materials. The Kickstarter is currently in the campaign phase, but will likely move into production in December and January. Their timeline shows that by March of 2020, the first batch of shoes will go out for delivery.
If you've been looking for a pair of shoes you can change on a whim, these might just be what you've been dreaming about. Check out Oumou Barry's fundraising campaign to learn more about these one-of-a-kind Kickstarter kicks.

Category: Customizable Shoes, Heels, Interchangeable Heels, KickStarter, Oumou Barry, Severine, Shoe Blog, Shoeography, Women's Footwear, Women's Shoes

Oumou Barry Launches Shoes With Interchangeable Heels On Kickstarter

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