Fashionista Launches a Full-Figured Footwear Fix

February 10, 2011  |  

(Black Enterprise) — Here, Karen heads to DNA Footwear in Brooklyn, New York, and chats with Krista Barnett, inventor of the ingenious Boot Band.  Barnett’s device allows you–if you are awoman who has a calf that’s fuller than the width of some of today’s narrow-fitting boots–to expand most styles with her patented zip-in extensions without having to pay hundreds of dollars. The wife-mom-businesswoman talks about how she came up with the idea for the Boot Band, how she protected it, and how her invention, which has been featured in O magazine, has not only provided a service to other women, but has also changed her life.

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