Power, Confidence, And High Heels

Ed. Note: During 2012, I thought I would use Fridays to share a few of my favorite AiP posts from the archives—and this one positively tops the record. Culturally, we’re primed to note the Buffy heel and the pink sole of Louboutin, but it defies logic: High-heels can injury feet, which weren’t meant to be crammed into too tight quarters for eight hours a day (not less than) or be balanced precariously on skinny supports.

Increased heel peak creates an optical illusion of ‘shortening’ the foot, slenderizes the ankle, contributes to the looks of lengthy legs, provides a sensuous look to the strike, and increases height to generate the feeling of power and standing (eleven).

I don’t prance around on my toes anymore, however I do not deal with my toes any better either… I ought to most likely cease squeezing them into too small shoes or pointy-toed heels, but …

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