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KiiXin’ It New School


KiiX High Heel ProtectorsWhat It Is: Look above and you’ll see…nothing. But that’s kind of the point. If, like myself, you’ve ever owned a beloved pair of high heels, only to have the heels themselves become so scuffed up to the point where you have to trash ’em, then today I may as well be your best friend for introducing you to this amazing, awesome product. KiiX are durable, clear stickers that can be applied to matte or shiny heels. They’ll protect your stilettos from getting those unsightly gauges – yet they’re also completely invisible unless you’re looking really hella closely.

KiiXKiiX are super easy to apply too – each package contains four stickers, meaning you can protect two pairs of shoes (although you can also buy bigger-sized packages for the shoe lover in your life). Simply peel it off and apply right above the actual heel point, smooth it on, and boom, your fave shoes will be saved from a lifetime of battery. They’re also replaceable; if you wear a particular pair of heels a lot, it’s simple to remove the sticker and replace with a new KiiX. And they’re weather resistant, helping to protect your beloved strappies or pumps from the weather damage Canadian winters in particular can cause. And if your heels aren’t sky high you can also trim ’em down for a perfect fit with every pair you own. The long and short of it is – if you’re buying someone a pair of shoes (or know a shoe hoarder), these should accompany every pair you bestow on someone.

Who It’s For: Your shoe-obsessed bestie, as a fun ‘you need this in your life’ introductory gift. Your never-met-a-pair-of-shoes-she-didn’t love wife, to go with the fabulous pair you bought for her birthday. Your entire cadre of bridesmaids, so they can re-wear those festive wedding shoes well after the big day.

What It Costs: Each package (which remember, protects two pairs of shoes) is $9.99.

Where It’s At: You can order direct through the Just for KiiX website, or if you live in Calgary, pop by Nordstrom, they carry ’em. Nordstrom also has KiiX available online.

As a fun, final note – I’m also giving away five packages of KiiX to five lucky winners! Want to save your fave shoes? Here’s how to enter to win one of five KiiX sets:

1) First of all: you must be a subscriber to the Canadian Gift Guide to enter this giveaway. Just look for ‘The Gift of Gab’ box in the righthand column and drop in your email or click ‘follow’. From there, leave a comment below before midnight on March 16, 2015, telling me which shoes you’d be protecting if you were to win one of these packages of KiiX!

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around March 17, 2015 to select the winner, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible for this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Two ways to rack ’em up:

Follow KiiX on Twitter and Tag them and me (@cdngiftguide) in a Tweet that links back to and promotes this contest. Then leave a link to your Tweet in a separate comment below.

Like KiiX on Facebook and leave a wall post on their wall about why you want to try KiiX. Link back to your wall post in a separate comment below.

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47 Responses to “KiiXin’ It New School”
  1. CLC says:

    I’d protect a beautiful pair I bought in Italy.

  2. Sherry K says:

    I will give this pack to my daughter. She wears very high heels every day and would really appreciate this.

  3. Aimee says:

    Seeing this post makes me want to go get new heels

  4. nicolthepickle says:

    I have a pair of Hush Puppies with lovely red heels. This would help a lot!

  5. Rachel Cartwright says:

    I’d protect a really cute pair of heels I bought a couple of months back but have been resisting wearing for fear of scuffs!

  6. Joan G. says:

    My daughter would be the getting these if I win – I rarely wear heels.

  7. kiraali says:

    I would protect my heeled boots actually. They get the most wear and tear of any of my shoes.

  8. cookie3 says:

    I never wear heels but my daughter has the most awesome pair of fancy, funky boots you can imagine. If I won they would protect those.

  9. Sean M says:

    My wife and daughters would really like this

  10. Susan Patterson says:

    these would be so great for my daughter – thanks!

  11. jasmyth says:

    I would use them to protect a pair of J Crew Dulci leopard heels that I have my eyes on.

  12. Julie G. says:

    I’d give them to my daughter, she’s the one with the large shoe collection, I’m sure she’d find the perfect pair to protect.

  13. intensev5 says:

    I have a pair of heeled booties that I wear to work that I would like to keep looking good

  14. Susan says:

    I broke my ankle several years ago, and as a result can’t wear high heels. My niece would love these though!

  15. Alison K says:

    I’m a subscriber. I’d be protecting my work heels, if I were to win one of these packages of KiiX! Thanks

  16. Alison K says:

    @JustforKiiX bonus entry: FOLLOWED & TWEETED https://twitter.com/SoulSeeker0/status/571168292615933952

  17. i would be protecting my absolute favourite Chinese laundry black peep toes and my bright green heels. This is such a great idea i usually avoid this type of heels and opt for safer wedge styles on of the reasons being the damage so this would help !

  18. sonya says:

    my favorite AQUAZURRA shoes. so sexy and need protecting!!

  19. diane says:

    I’d be protecting a pair that I bought over 30 years ago that are my favourite shoes.

  20. aarone mawdsley says:

    I love all of these! so nice!

  21. jennifer says:

    I’ll be protecting my gorgeous pair of black patent stilettos!

  22. Bex says:

    Definitely would put these on my lucky green heels.

  23. Wanda Washington says:

    My fave purple heels would use these amazing heel protectors.

  24. Samantha h says:

    I have a pair of louboutins. They’d be the first pair to get them

  25. Sarah says:

    I go through high heels way too fast – this might be a way to protect my fave pumps.

  26. Dawn walsh says:

    i got a pair of black shoes that got some bling on them

  27. May says:

    I would use these to protect my black heels, I wear these heels all the time, my favourites!

  28. Hayden says:

    Brilliant. Now if only they came in suede.

  29. Victoria Ess says:

    I’d protect my black dress shoes.

  30. Robyn says:

    This is such a smart idea – I got a pair of stilettos for aw edding soon adn would love to apply these to them

  31. Leah E says:

    I’d protect my black pumps. They’re my go to fancy shoes!

  32. Hannah says:

    My sister bought a pair of Louboutins this year – these would be a good investment I think!

  33. Kim Heintz says:

    I have a beautiful pair of Guess boots that I scored at a thirft store and I want to keep them lookin’ gorgeous! I would love to win some KiiX.

  34. Donna Durie says:

    This is a great idea. The heels get marked up the first time you wear the shoes

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