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The ultimate calorie conscious vending machine doesn't drop out granola bars, it drops out shoes. Yes, real shoes. A two-year-old Miami-bred company that creates shoe vending machines, is gearing up to save the world from the "pata sucia" phenomenon (a.k.a. what happens when you remove your heels after a long night of partying).
The company, Shoe Vending International creates $19.99 shoes called Flat Outs, which are simple, rollable, red-soled ballet flats that come with a drawstring bag to stow your uncomfortable heels in. The shoes have been endorsed by a number of reality stars including Kandi Burruss from Real Housewives of Atlanta and Ramona Rizzo from VH1's Mob Wives. Loren Ridinger, senior Vice President of Market America and long time friend of Kim Kardashian is the brand's first official celebrity spokesperson and has plans to develop an exclusive collection of flats for the company.
Currently you can find the machines at LIV at the Fontainebleau and at Bayside Marketplace in Miami, as well as at Atlanta International Airport and soon in Vegas.
· Shoe Vending International [Official Site]
· Intelligence [Racked Miami]