Reader Pickles: How Do Walkaholics Wear Flats Without Socks?

Marie H. from San Francisco has a fashion pickle she needs solved: "I live in a city full of hills, so flats are a must. However, I also like to wear my flats—loafers, Keds, you name it—without socks to make them appear somewhat more cute. The problem: They end up reeking due to months worth of foot sweat! Any tips on how to keep my flats smelling fresh while still rocking the sockless look?"
Topshop Madison Leopard Loafers, $66, available at Topshop
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