If and when you do feel the need to wear high heels, make sure you can afford the taxi fare home or can find someone to give you a fireman's lift (there's always room for chivalry), and if you're into risk management, please pack a pair of flats!
I find it interesting that virtually no articles on high heel risks suggest giving them up as a viable option, much less the one sure way to prevent or minimize these problems. Most simply suggest cutting back on how often you wear them and lowering the height -- I'm guessing because they realize that for many women, giving them up is simply not perceivable.
There will be hours of standing, walking and dancing which can affect your legs and feet and tire you out by the end of the night.
The higher the heel, the closer to God, I say. My husband (an orthopedic surgeon), on the other hand, says the solution to high heel pain is to not wear them. I'm keeping my heels. But, I'm considering a new husband.
It might be a little cliché, but really, what woman doesn't love a pair of heels? They elongate your legs, dress up even your most casual outfit, and add just a touch of sexiness.
Fact: We love fancy footwear. Fiction: Cute shoes are worth the pain. (In plain terms, heels that pinch + sweat + walking = ouch.) Here, seven clever ways to pre-treat your feet so you can focus on fashion...not limping.
Many women like how they look in heels. They shouldn't be made to feel as if they're abandoning the feminist cause, or kowtowing to the patriarchy if they choose to wear them. It's possible to want to wear high heels and also want equality in the workplace at the same time.
A man feels free to say, "Why the long face?" to a woman he has never met, but would never say that to another man -- not just because he isn't interested in the answer, but because he knows the inner climate of the person passing him is none of his business.
This post was originally published on Haute Talk. "If I come, do I have to wear heels?" This is my motto before getting ready for any kind of social ...
I have a deformity. It's called Haglund's. One typically gets it from wearing too many high heels over the years, thus earning it's nickname, "the pump bump." In my life, I've probably worn one Prada high heel. Non-plural.
Over the last few years, I've received various reactions from the public about my articles on transhumanism. Those reactions have ranged all across the board--from spewing hatred to mocking skepticism to genuine interest.
Dear High Heels: I'm so sorry but I have to break up with you. It's not you. It's me. I can't walk in your shadow anymore. It was just becoming too painful to be with you.
I glance at my sister, seeing my surprise at the gravity of my foot's condition reflected in her expression. The questions come pouring out.
There are some easy solutions to solve these new developments that you have developed over the years and no, you do not need to have foot surgery just yet.
Something happens when you put on a dress, a wig, and some makeup. Your personality transforms. You just can't help it.
Women's fashion choices are rarely motivated by reason. Each time we put on a shoe, a belt, or a cocktail ring, we hope our attire and outward appearance can have a transformative effect on our inner mood.