Kate Middelton Reveals Her Secret to Taking the Pain Out of Wearing Heels

Love or love to loathe the royals you have to admit that Kate Middleton puts in long hours for her role; hopping from country to country, attending a countess stream of events. But what’s all the more impressive is that she does this with grace, charm and while in a pair of sky-high heels for hours on end.

Now, as reported by Vanity Fair, the secret to the how Kate avoids the dreaded high heel pain has been revealed: leather sole inserts.

But not just your average inserts, specifically those from Alice Bow, made in the UK with premium Italian leather by British designer Rachel Bowditch, which according to their site promise “long lasting comfort and confidence.”

The source from within the company who uncovered Kate’s high heel hack said:

“Kate has ordered a couple of packets, she thinks they are great.”

The same source confirmed that the Duchess’s seal of approval has sparked a spike in sales: “We have seen a massive surge in site visits.”

The article also revealed why Kate’s previously staple wedges have been banished from her wardrobe:

“The Queen isn’t a fan of wedged shoes,” said a source. “She really doesn’t like them and it’s well known among the women in the family.”

So the secret to emmulating Kate’s effortless shoe style? Skip the wedges but don’t skimp on inserts when slipping on stilettos.