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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 around any look. One fashion faux-pas we were certain about was socks with high heels, which seems like the equivalent of guys wearing socks with… More »


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 beautiful, but can real women walk to work in the seven-inch stilettos that sent some supermodels spilling on the runways? The ladies at New York’s… More »


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 the British Trade Union Congress should be dealing with labor policies, the mostly male organization is currently tackling Christian Louboutins. They are drafting a ban… More »


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, the last thing we want to do is stick our feet into stuffy Wellies, not to mention lug them to work. Enter the City Slipper… More »


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 way to wear your shoes again is to protect your wounds with band-aids that slip out of place, or you end up taking them off… More »


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 been there: You’re walking down the street, stairs, whatever, in your heels and feeling kind of like the s**t when all of a sudden one… More »


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 mania for the high, high heel.

Too many career women look like a herd of fashion beasts, aping one another in impractical shoes.”VogueMore »


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. “These monuments have a skin that suffers and people must realize that,” Eleni Korka, the director of Greek Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, warned. The Culture… More »


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 and can get rather boring anyway. That’s why these navy patent pumps are perfect for those days when you need an alternative neutral to compliment… More »


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 we’ll still put them on the next day. After the jump, 10 notable facts about the amazing, elevating shoe. … More »


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 only average. [HuffPo]
Sexual-assault injuries may be harder to detect in darker-skinned women. [Reuters] … More »


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 woman’s suit — is a pair of bright, colorful, punchy pumps. No longer should you relegate your footwear to black and brown! Jewel tones are… More »


What Happens When Your Heels Are Too High

Fast forward to 1:44 to view a horrible model fall, which hopefully didn’t result in a sprained ankle. Designer Miuccia Prada says the heels won’t be as high when they get to stores next spring. Keep reading to see the offending shoes… … More »


Baby High Heels Make Crawling Hysterical

We’ve written about how grotesque and just WRONG baby high heels are. But then we saw this video and realized that they’re pretty funny too. … More »


Crave: Trixie Heels

The previous resident of my place must have been a shopaholic (takes one to know one), because that chick still crowds up my mailbox with all the catalogues she had sent here. Although I must admit, I thumb through them lustfully — even the crappy home furnishings one with mini stone waterfalls. As I was… More »


Quick Pic: Kelly Ripa Runs In High Heels

The talk show host (she’ll always be Hayley Vaughn to us!) participated in the High Heel Run benefiting the March of Dimes. Okay, question: was there very specific rules about how high and thin the heels had to be? ‘Cause girls with the cream-colored, inch-and-a-half grandma pumps totally has an edge over Ripe’s spiked, platforms. More »


Just Evil: High-Heeled Baby Slippers

Add this to a list of things that make me want to puke, alongside tween thongs, padded tween bras, and Miss Bimbo — soft and snuggly hooker heels for your baby! Oh, but they’re supposed to be FUNNY. Yeah. No. I swear nipple tassles for toddlers aren’t far off. Better get on that idea quick! More »


Fashion Slideshow: Sky-High Heels


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