11/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Christian Louboutin To Produce First 8-Inch Stiletto

Indeed, with shoe fashions becoming ever more extreme - designer Christian Louboutin yesterday announced his plans to produce a pair of 8in tall stilettos, claimed to be the highest heels in mainstream fashion, while Victoria Beckham was seen wearing another eye-watering pair of heels; 5in Louboutin studded ankle-strap creations - operations to counteract their effects, or at least prepare the wearer for them, are gathering a following.