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Melissa George Invents a Real-Life Fix for Too-Long Pants

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What started as a fashion emergency ended up as a new business venture for former Grey’s Anatomy guest-star Melissa George. After ditching her five-inch heels for flats, the actress found her Balenciaga pants dragging on Madison Avenue; a frustrating stroll that led her to launch Hemming My Way–a set of adhesive snaps that lets you instantly alter pant lengths without permanent cuts or stitches–last fall. “I didn’t want to buy two pairs of the same pants or jeans just to be able to wear them with my flats,” she tells PEOPLE. “It’s costly, and takes up too much room–especially living in New York City, where space is limited.” The star, who created the product with her best friend-turned business partner, Kara Harshbarger, now happily skips the tailor. “You can snap up your long hem for a walk in the park, and unsnap to wear your favorite heels for lunch. Genius!” she says. Try Melissa’s clever invention out for yourself–and from today until Tuesday, April 27, StyleWatch readers can get 10% off! Visit to purchase a box of six for just $18 (originally $20) by entering “HemInASnap” at checkout.–David Yi