Women Walk In Fall 2009's Most Punishing Heels (VIDEO)

09/10/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Huffington Post via NY Mag

Before fashion designers got the memo--wherein Anna Wintour endorsed flat shoes--they sent quite a few super-stilettos down the runway for the Fall 2009 collections. For example, not one, but two models wiped out at the Herve Leger show in February.

Watch staffers of New York magazine attempt to walk in what Vogue's Andre Leon Talley calls "towering torture chambers." Would you wear these?

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