I’m wearing these new cute adorable shoes, which rub my toe and give me a blister of course (but I know what to do about that). What I want to know is, there’s also a part on the strap of the right one where two pieces of leather come together, and either it’s a piece of stitching or the leather edge, or something, but it rubs the skin there. I’ve got a Band-Aid Brand Bandage there now, but I’d rather fix the shoe instead of me! (Plus, I can’t keep raiding the supply cabinet and creating disproportionate Band-Aid distribution, people will talk. Can’t have them rat me out about my violation of the One Healthy Plant rule.)
I don’t want to damage the shoe, of course. Is there some sort of coating I could apply? Something like that? I dunno, give me suggestions.
If it’s the leather edge, as in the corner of a strip of leather, you might be able to trim it. Work carefully with single-edged razor blade or Exacto knife and see if you can cut diagonally to remove the corner and smooth it out. You might also be able to put a small strip of tape over the offending part, either instead of or in addition to trimming it. The trick there would be finding a type of tape that will stay on.
Yeah, I’d use moleskin and stick it directly on the shoe. I’d also see if anything was sticking out that I could trim off like Gary T suggested. Eventually, you may develop a callus that will prevent blisters. But I do have a coup;le of pairs of shoes that I’ve never been able to make comfortable and I’ve just had to stop wearing them.