New Yorkers Sick of Sarah Jessica Parker Turning Up at Their Door

My, my, it's the juiciest Manhattan property ownership kerfuffle since Vogue's Lauren Santo Domingo started digging a geothermal well under her Gramercy Park townhouse! Apparently, the owners of the West Village building used as Carrie Bradshaw's home in Sex and the City are livid over an illicit photo shoot for SJP's… » 10/21/14 12:40pm 10/21/14 12:40pm

The Monsters at Teva Are Encouraging You to Wear Socks With Sandals

Red alert, red alert: The fugly shoe trend has gone too far and it must be neutralized immediately. In a horrifying development, Teva has decided to make an asset of its association with hippie nerds and is now actively encouraging people to combine socks and sandals. Evacuate sectors five through eight; I've got… » 10/14/14 6:30pm 10/14/14 6:30pm

Nothing Makes You Want to Shop Like a Reminder You're Gonna Die

Have you been known to reach for the snacks while stressed? Then you won't be shocked by this similar trick of the mind: Reminders of your own inescapable mortality will inspire you to buy, buy, buy. But those shoes are for real so cute! Def get them! » 9/22/14 5:30pm 9/22/14 5:30pm

Here's That Exhibit Devoted to Sky-High Heels That You Didn't Ask For

Sky-high heels are finally getting their own museum exhibit! Visit and contemplate all the ways you could grievously injure yourself while wearing them. » 9/10/14 5:30pm 9/10/14 5:30pm

Woman Stabbed by Nail While Trying on Givenchy Shoe

And now, a cautionary tale for anyone who kills time with absent-minded shoe-shopping: A Manhattan fitness trainer is suing Nieman Marcus and Givenchy, after (she claims) a stray nail stabbed her in the toe while trying on a pair of discount ankle booties. For this, she wants $75,000 in damages. » 8/08/14 2:50pm 8/08/14 2:50pm

Heineken Sponsors Shoe Sale So Ladies Leave Men Alone to Watch Soccer

The Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid is this Saturday, and, if you're familiar with tired tropes about how women are all basically mean mommies who want to ruin men's fun, that can only mean one thing: ladies are going to bug their boyfriends and husbands about watching The Big Game.… » 5/23/14 6:00pm 5/23/14 6:00pm

The Ugly Sandal Is King. Long Live the Ugly Sandal!

Looking to put your trendiest foot forward? This spring, the hottest thing going is hideously ugly sandals. The uglier, the better. The podiatric equivalent of normcore, even. And frankly? This is fantastic news. UGLY SANDALS FOREVER. » 4/25/14 6:10pm 4/25/14 6:10pm

More Women Are Chopping Off Parts of Their Feet to Fit in Heels

When most of us try on shoes that are uncomfortable, we're left with two options: buy them anyway and suffer through the pain or leave the shoes behind. But the wealthy aren't limited to these plebeian choices like we are. They have a third, fancier and more gruesome option — they can pay doctors to cut off parts of… » 4/23/14 1:00pm 4/23/14 1:00pm

SHOEGAZI: Truthers Think Hillary Planned the Shoe-Throwing Incident

Last Thursday, a Hillary Clinton speech was interrupted by an airborne shoe hoisted by a Alison Michelle Ernst, a woman with a documented history of erratic behavior. Seems like a pretty open-and-shut case: unstable person behaves anti-socially. The end. But because Hillary Clinton is involved, and in the eyes of… » 4/15/14 12:00pm 4/15/14 12:00pm

Pedi Alert: Sarah Jessica Parker's Shoe Collection Debuts in One Month

The last episode of Sex And The City aired in 2004, but thanks to two movies and The Carrie Diaries it never really ends, does it? The line between Sarah Jessica Parker and Carrie Bradshaw continues to blur now that we're thisclose to SJP launching her own shoe line. » 1/24/14 3:20pm 1/24/14 3:20pm

Time Hillary Clinton Cover Features Giant, Mean Lady High Heel

This week's Time cover story is on Hillary Clinton's unannounced but somehow still unassailable candidacy for President. To illustrate this, they use a stock photo of a woman's heel nearly crushing a tiny hapless man. » 1/16/14 5:15pm 1/16/14 5:15pm

Whiny Manchild Designs Shoes Based On Exes, Calls It Art

Whip out your tiny violins for artist Sebastian Errazuriz, who this week at Art Basel debuted a collection of women's shoes inspired by 12 women who, at one time or another, gave him boners. Each boner shoe has its own accompanying story, like an American Girl doll except every story is ultimately about a whiny guy… » 12/10/13 5:00pm 12/10/13 5:00pm

Mike Bloomberg Would Wear Heels If He Were A Lady, Says Mike Bloomberg

What would New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg wear if he were a woman? is a question that has probably kept zero thousand people awake at night, but regardless, here's the answer you haven't been waiting for. » 10/17/13 4:40pm 10/17/13 4:40pm

Finally, 'Nude' Shoes For All (Okay, Many) Skin Colors

When you're wearing no clothes, you're nude. Then why is it that the color nude is used to describe the hue of a white person's flesh? Shouldn't it be more inclusive at this point? Carrie Bradshaw's Chief Economist Christian Louboutin thinks so — he's recently re-imagined five of his classic styles in shades ranging… » 10/10/13 9:30pm 10/10/13 9:30pm

"The [six-inch] stiletto heel punctured the victim’s cheek and had to be pulled out of her face." — from a Lincoln, Nebraska police report about an incident between two women that happened after a baby shower. » 8/19/13 7:45pm 8/19/13 7:45pm

Little Girls Want to Wear Big Girl Shoes

Little girls like high(ish) heels and wedges, because they want to look like their moms and celebrities and possibly Suri Cruise. Should we freak out? » 8/02/13 3:00pm 8/02/13 3:00pm

What Should Be the 'Abortion Shoe?'

Everyone wants Wendy Davis's pink rouge Mizuno sneakers; traffic to the brand's website nearly doubled after she spent 13 hours metaphorically trampling all over mansplaining GOP senators earlier this week. But, aside from some supportive tweets, Mizuno hasn't jumped at the chance to attach itself to the woman who… » 6/28/13 3:40pm 6/28/13 3:40pm

Buy Wendy Davis' Pink Abortion Filibuster Sneakers

Very uncool: running a story about ultimate fearless champion Wendy Davis that leads with her "petite" demeanor in "pink running shoes." Very cool: those pink running shoes. » 6/26/13 5:45pm 6/26/13 5:45pm

$2k for Sandals? Shoe Prices Have Reached New Levels of Insanity

Baby need a new pair of shoes? Good luck finding some you can afford. For a while, handbags were the fashion status symbols — the more expensive, the better. But lately, shoes have been the it accessory. And the designer brands are more expensive than ever. » 6/20/13 2:20pm 6/20/13 2:20pm