In the interests of intellectual exchange, the author explores the world of shoes in an attempt to inform and entertain.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Heels: The Why Factor
Why do tens of millions of women all over the world choose to walk around on stilt like objects called heels? Where did the fascination with elevated footwear come from and what do they tell us about class, power and sex? It may surprise many to hear that high heels were first worn by… men.