Posts tagged "high heels"

Warning: Don’t Wear Heels When You’re Preggers!

In addition to gaining weight, pregnant women have to deal with swelling feet and an expanding wardrobe to match their expanding bellies. But while fashion sense doesn’t have to change, it seems shoe choice really should. During pregnancy, it’s extremely important that women support their lower back, ankles, and muscles, but unfortunately most shoes are…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 15, 2010

Electric Guitar Shoes Are The Perfect High Heels For Sexy Headbangers

This is the world’s first-ever wireless electric guitar shoe, and it was created by Siberian-born designer Max Kibardian and Hangar for girl band Chicks on Speed. They call it an “e-shoe,” for short. As A Shaded View on Fashion notes: “the contemporary beatified woman can amass her own power tools, or so it seems.” [Pipeline]…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 14, 2010

The New Extracurricular Activity: Learning How to Walk In Heels

Normal after-school activities include sports teams, dance lessons, and maybe a language class, but Chyna Whyne, a former backup singer, is switching up everyone’s preconceived notions and offering a six-week “Sexy Heels In The City” course for 16-year-old students at South Thames College in Wandsworth, Tooting, and Merton in South London. Every Monday night, classmate…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 8, 2010

High Heels With Hamsters In Them Bound To Raise PETA Ire

These high heels appear to have hamsters (gerbils?) embedded in the platform under the toe. We here at The Frisky pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of extreme shoes, from crazy stripper shoes to the highest heels ever made. But animals? In shoes? That’s gone too far. Thankfully, or disappointingly, depending on your relationship to…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 10, 2010

You Thought Your Heels Were High

I have a love affair with high heels because I’m slightly vertically challenged. My motto is “the taller the heel, the better.” Mihai Albu, a designer from Romania, shares my sentiment. With his experience in architecture, he designs shoes that mix fashion, height, and sculpture in order to “reposition the waist” and appear to make…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 7, 2010

Cool Or Confusing: Balenciaga’s Play-Doh Heels

We make allowances for certain things from our childhood to revisit our wardrobes, but we’re not sure if Play-Doh fits in. These heels from Balenciaga’s spring collection are inspired by Play-Doh and made out of a crazy mixed material meant to resemble the kids’ toy. What’s in it? Melted strips of different colored leathers (we…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 29, 2010

The Definitive Guide To Walking In High Heels

Think you know how to walk in high heels? This instructional video featuring model Anastassia Khozissova will give you doubts. Here, Anastassia gets into the technical nitty-gritty business of how to strut in stilettos, and it’s far more complex and complicated than you’d ever imagine. Not only are there four rules to remember (hips,…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 9, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Polka Dot

Tabitha Simmons Betsy polka dot silk heels, $1,170…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 8, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Lucite And Leather

Marc by Marc Jacobs grey ankle-strap pumps with Lucite heel, $334.19…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 5, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Mellow Yellow

American Eagle for Payless Hailey Scrunch Pump, $22.99…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 2, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Kaleidoscope Wedges

Cynthia Rowley multi-colored wedges, $79…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 1, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Casablanca

Ed Hardy Casablanca wedges, $75…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 29, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Stacked

Julia Lundsten Finsk Project No. 2…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 26, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Electric Blue

Giuseppe Zanotti blue suede boots, $477…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 24, 2010