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The last thing any bride wants to do is make a pratfall on her way down the aisle. That's why I love these Grippy Steps. Once attached to the soles of your shoes, the black pads add traction to even the highest of heels. Even better, they'd make a great discreet gift for a maladroit maid of honor or bridesmaid. Check out the pads (available at DSW Shoe Warehouse stores nationwide at $7.99 for 2 pairs) online at and be sure to take a practice walk in your wedding shoes before the big day. —Kathryn Papanek

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