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Stilettos

Why Foot Health Is So Important To Overall Health

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Unfortunately, my passion for step finally caught up with my 50-plus foot joints, and I am on a temporary hiatus while I wait for my aching heel to heal. I'm also being forced to reevaluate my choice of shoe wear.

Businesswomen Who Wear Stilettos Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Them

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

In my practice many of my female patients are professionals and want to look good. Expensive shoes do not guarantee comfort because often times it is how the shoes are designed that can trigger potential foot problems.

What Your Shoes Are REALLY Doing To Your Feet

Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

There are few accessories that excite women quite like shoes. Not only are they the key to transforming an outfit, but is there any item in your close...

How I Overcame High Heel Addiction And Learned To Love My Height

Bustle | Posted 05.09.2014 | Women
Bustle

I thought that being the shortest girl in the room would define me the same way that being the girl always in heels used to. Only being the girl in heels was my choice.

How Long Do I Have to Keep These Damn Heels on?!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 03.22.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Stilettos, red carpet award shows, black tie events and women wondering, "How long do I have to keep these damn heels on!" That is every woman's battl...

8 Days of Thanksgivvukah in Picture Quotes: Day #4

Alona Elkayam | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style
Alona Elkayam

This is Day 4 in my 8 Days of Thankgivvukah -- what I am grateful and ungrateful for in picture quotes. Day 4: The French Manicure Amidst the "in...

The Masculine Attire

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Mimi Raad

I tried the suit, in its strictest, mannish form, for a day at the office. Just a shirt and brogues. Walking down the street, I missed the sound of my heels. No "clickity clack" while walking, no swaying, no teetering. My steps were quick and paced like a metronome.

Why High-Heels Are Actually The Worst Shoes Ever

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 07.25.2013 | Style

The king of heels, Christian Louboutin, once said, "A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk." Easy for him to say -- those suckers are actu...

The Real Way To Relieve The Pain Of A Charley Horse

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

There is no comfort in knowing that muscle cramps are very common and become increasingly frequent with age, especially with women.

WATCH: Tracee Ellis Ross Loves Heels

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Black Voices

Tracee Ellis Ross has created yet another adorable "For the Love of..." video posted on her website. And this time around she's swooning over her heel...

Stilettos? Flats? Get The Best Of Both Worlds With These Shoes

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 02.13.2013 | Style

You really can have it all

Bring Your Own Stilettos (BYOS) Exercise Class

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.

Hundreds Of Runners 'Stampede' In High Heels For Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact

Just wearing toe-pinching pumps out to a party may be enough torture for some. But for those looking to take a serious step toward fighting breast can...

A Conversation With Shoe Designer Rupert Sanderson

Blue Carreon | Posted 07.07.2012 | Style
Blue Carreon

For Rupert Sanderson, designing a shoe is not about making a pair of ridiculously over-designed and stratospheric high heels that no woman can comfortably walk in.

QUIZ: Can You Spot A Celeb By Their Shoes?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The hottest celebrities may have stylists ready to pull a different designer shoe for each red carpet appearance, however, many of them can't seem to ...

Where Are the Shoes of Yesteryear?

Dorothy Zinberg | Posted 04.19.2012 | Style
Dorothy Zinberg

One memorable day sitting in the Park Avenue store, I noticed that my husband's expression as the boxes of stilettos piled up had shifted from enjoyment to bemusement to alarm.

Today is Not My Day. And Tomorrow Isn't Looking Good, Either.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 06.02.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

In a fit of ultimate people-pleasing mode (and probably one too many purple energy pills one day), I agreed to write about what it's like to date after twenty-two years of marriage.

Do One Thing Everyday That Scares You: Suspend Your Sexuality

Jody Melto | Posted 04.30.2012 | DC
Jody Melto

Jessalyn Medairy's pole-dancing class is part workout and part erotic performance. Sexuality is integral to the class. So is a close shave.

MANOLO BLAHNIK: A Rare Conversation With the Design Legend

Baruch Shemtov | Posted 04.05.2012 | Style
Baruch Shemtov

In this rare and exclusive conversation, Manolo Blahnik discusses his incredible career redefining the role of the shoe in fashion.

Best Blogger Kicks

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Bette Midler once said, "give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world" and no one knows that better than the members of the Stylelis...

Time to Put on Your Dancing Shoes and Party!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.31.2012 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

In order to enjoy the holidays, wear shoes that fit, protect your feet against blistering, cramping and toenail problems. Then, "Dance Happily Ever After"!

Beauty Is Not Pain

Holly Palance | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty
Holly Palance

I take care of myself and look ok for my age; I do Pilates or walk everyday. I color my hair, still wear it long, do botox twice a year and never leave the house without a belt. But whatever else I do, or buy or conjure will not erase the fact that I am a woman of a certain age. And there is value in that mantle. We have earned the title.

Goodbye Summer Shoes, It's Time for Fall and Pointy-Toed Shoes Are Back

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.20.2011 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Fall will be here very soon and as the leaves start to change colors so will your shoe wardrobe. Enjoying the luxury of being able to wear fashion and casual sandals as well as flip flops for the last 5 months was a welcomed relief for your feet.

Stiletto Murder: Woman Accused Of Killing Boyfriend With High-Heeled Shoe

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia woman struck her boyfriend in the head with a stiletto heel and killed him. Richmond County sheriff...

Erin Clements

'Snow Flower': Foot Binding, High Heels And The Cost Of Beauty

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Clements | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women

"Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" deftly weaves the stories of two pairs of female companions. Snow Flower and Lily experience the torturous process of...