Winter is upon us. To prepare for the wet weather, I like to recommend protective soles. Protective soles are a great way to extend the life of your new (or slightly worn ) shoes, triple the wear of your soles and prevent slipping on wet surfaces. The material that is used is a thin sheet of rubber (aprox. 2 mm) that is adhered to the sole.
Here are a few examples of the protective sole (notice the special red material used specifically for Christian Louboutin's).