Why Men Stopped Wearing High Heels

From the late 16th Century until the early 18th, high heels were a men's fashion, and then a unisex fashion trend in Europe. Then, slowly, high-heeled shoes fell out of favor for men. As the BBC reports, the story of how heels became popular and why is one of Orientalism, gender, power, and privilege. » 1/28/13 2:25pm 1/28/13 2:25pm