high heels

Are High Heels Unhealthy?

“Style-conscious women are worse than smokers,” declares the Sydney Morning Herald. Why? We sacrifice our comfort and health for high heels and continue to buy them like addicts. (Way to…

Leonora Epstein | October 19, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Quick Pic: Hobbled Models At Alexander McQueen

One of the many insanely sky-high shoes — supposedly, the heel is 10 inches — at Alexander McQueen’s aqua-themed runway show. [10/6/09, Paris] …

Susannah Breslin | October 7, 2009 - 11:10 am

The First Lady’s Feet Are Put To The Test … What’s Your Pain Threshold For Heels?

Last night the Obamas hosted a dinner for the G20 summit, and, naturally, Michelle was expertly styled. Reports The New York Times:”Mrs. Obama [wore] a taupe, pink and green patterned…

Leonora Epstein | September 25, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Wacky Shoes Abound!

Crazy shoes. They’re all the rage! Last week, we admired Rodarte’s urban glamazon heels that could have been made from leftover parts found at the local mechanic’s. Yesterday in Milan,…

Susannah Breslin | September 25, 2009 - 11:10 am

Are High Heels Powerful Or Just Oppressive?

This season on the runways, Marc Jacobs made a bold move when it came to footwear. Instead of the normal heels that designers show as part of their collection, he…

Bianca Posterli | September 24, 2009 - 3:50 pm

The Mojito Shoe Takes Minimalist Footwear To New Extremes

“Wait, this is a shoe?” the guys at Gizmodo wonder. Apparently, yes. Created by London-based architect Julian Hakes, the Mojito shoe is barely there footwear for the high-tech minimalist. The…

Susannah Breslin | September 24, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Suri Cruise Plays Dress-Up, People Freak The Hell Out

Oh, damn, you guys, this is gonna be bigger than that time Michelle Obama wore shorts at the Grand Canyon! Apparently, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have been dressing adorable…

Wendy Atterberry | September 22, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Feet Too Tired To Wear Heels? Put Them Around Your Neck Instead

High-heeled shoes have gotten pretty artsy lately, with naked goddesses, guns, and even a lack of heel replacing the basic pump. But design duo Azumi and David (A’N’D) have recognized…

Catherine Strawn | September 6, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Fall Trend Alert: Socks And Pumps!

When it comes to style standards, one thing holds true: There are none. Just when you think you’ve absolutely mastered all the fashion no-nos, the industry can manage to turn…

Leonora Epstein | August 19, 2009 - 4:50 pm

But Can You Walk In Them?

Talk about a test-drive. Recent fashion seasons have seen some of the highest heels on record, from Nina Ricci’s heel-less high-heels to Rodarte’s towering Frankenstein boots. They may be…

Susannah Breslin | August 10, 2009 - 12:45 pm

A British Company Tries To Ban High Heels For “Health” Reasons

One company across the pond is trying to pass a new policy that bans something sexist, dangerous and hazardous to women’s health: high heels. Oh yes, while most people think…

Daniela Guernica | August 6, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Crave: Rain Pumps Keep You High And Dry

Here on the East Coast, we’ve been experiencing a bit of a bummer summer: rain when you least expect it and, well, more rain. And when it’s hot and pouring,…

Leonora Epstein | July 30, 2009 - 8:01 pm

How To Wear High Heels Even When You Have Blisters

It’s a vicious cycle: You wear your new super hot, strappy high heels and the next day your feet look like they’ve been in the boxing ring. Then, the only…

Leonora Epstein | July 24, 2009 - 3:20 pm

What To Do When Your Heel Breaks And You’re, Well, Screwed

In the hopes of avoiding lawsuits and the wrath of women everywhere, Charles David just recalled 3,200 pairs of shoes for potentially faulty heels. And thank god, because we’ve all…

Lily Q | July 10, 2009 - 4:30 pm

André Leon Talley Thinks You Look Like A “Beast” In High Heels

“Designers with an obsession for towering torture chambers, often poorly designed for the well-being of the foot, must get a reality check.

I, for one, am over the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2009 - 8:15 pm

The Greek Ruins Are Getting Even More Ruined By Stilettos

Sexy stilettos may damage your feet, but they’re also wrecking the ancient marble floors of ancient Greek sites. Apparently, the temples are showing signs of aging worse than Pamela Anderson.

Simcha | May 18, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Crave: Navy Patent Pumps

We are suckers for patent round toe pumps. They go with everything and are perfect for work and play. Black, on the other hand, does not always go with everything…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2009 - 5:00 pm

10 Facts About Heels, The Shoes You Love (And Also Hate)

They’re sexy and flattering. They boost your confidence and your height. They make kissing a tall man easier. Sure, we might hate high heels after wearing them all day, but…

Catherine Strawn | February 20, 2009 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Super High Heels, Expensive Eyelashes, & Snapple

Shoe designer Christian Louboutin announced on Sunday that he plans to produce a pair of 8-inch stilettos, supposedly the highest in mainstream fashion. Among strippers, that height of heel is…

Catherine Strawn | October 21, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Fashion Slideshow: Colorful Pumps

When it’s gloomy and cold outside, I crave color. One of the best ways to spice up any winter outfit — from a dress with tights to your important business…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 5, 2008 - 6:15 pm
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