Michelle Phan’s Helpuful Trick: Using Ice to Stretch Out Shoes

Yesterday, popular makeup guru Michelle Phan tweeted an intriguing comment:

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If you’ve been following Phan since 2009, then you may automatically know the answer to this. If not, we’re here to show off her incredible trick.

Have you ever gone home and realized that the pair of shoes you bought were too small, but it was too late to return them? Or maybe your favorite pair of heels were on sale, but only available in a size too small? Well Phan has just the trick for that.

The ziplock bags of water in her shoes are there to stretch it out. She explains that after popping the shoes (and water bags) into the freezer and allowing the ice to stretch it out, you can increase the shoe size.

Check it out for yourself!

Cool Kicks: Camper Together feat. Bernard Willhelm, Exclusively at Opening Ceremony

Acclaimed shoe-maker Camper teams up once again with German designer Bernard Willhelm through Camper Together.  Collaborating together since 2008, the duo take their partnership one step further this fall with an exclusive design for Opening Ceremony.

The shoe, which will be sold at OC’s concept stores in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London as well as online at openingceremony.us,is a new take on Camper’s iconic Himalaya shoe, known for it’s distinctive zig-zag sole.  The blue and grey OC-exclusive highlights the shoe’s already distinct design, featuring a striking combination of materials and an ironically adorable print of dinosaurs playing in snow, a pattern featured in Willhelm’s 2006 Spring/Summer collection.  We’re in love with the unapologetic cool and playful eccentricity that this shoe gives off, making it a sure-fire street style staple.

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(Photos courtesy of Shine Media Group)