|High-heeled footwear are shoes which raise the heel of the wearer's foot significantly higher than the toes.
When both the heel and the toes are raised equal amounts, as in a platform shoe, it is not considered to be a "high-heel".
Women often wear them because the tend to give the aesthetic illusion of longer, slender and more toned legs.
High-heels come in a wide variety of styles, and the heels are found in many different shapes, including stiletto, pump, block, tapered, blade, and wedge.
This bold but most extraordinary shoe on the left was designed by John Galliano
|Salvatore Ferragamo (1898 – 1960) was an Italian shoe designer which created this high heel in the thirties.
He worked with many Hollywood stars in the 1920s, before returning to Italy to found the eponymous company making unique hand-made footwear.
His creative and scientific approach to shoes lead to countless innovations such as the wedge heel and cage heel.
Ferragamo's company is still supported by film stars and celebrities, which hence has evolved into a luxury goods empire around the world.
|Don't know how to properly walk in these high heels?
This video by Legworkdvd.com teaches you how to walk in these kinds of shoes sexy and sassy…their points:
1.) Stand up straight with your chest reaching to the sky, this will give the impression of confidence and counterbalance the weight shift from wearing heels.
2.) Engage the lower abs will activate the lower back which helps stabilization.
3.) Relax to the hips and knees which will help you glide through the foot.
This should do the trick to walk with grace and confidence in high heels, although it's probably still not really healthy…