Stiletto Workouts: Finally, a Way to Get Skinny and Break Your Foot…

Here's a thing I won't be doing in 2013: Stiletto workouts, the technically-still-a-virgin-if- you-don't-count-in-the-butt cousin of the pole dancing workout. The minds behind the workout claim it's "empowering," which I suppose it kind of is, if you're the sort of person who is empowered by thongs with sassy sayings… » 12/28/12 4:50pm 12/28/12 4:50pm

The Dollar May Be Low, But Heels Are High, And Getting Higher

Yesterday's Independent featured a story by Harriet Walker about skyscraper heels. Prompted, of course, by Victoria Beckham making an appearance in spindly 5 inch stilettos. Writes Walker: "Just when you thought heels couldn't get any higher, guess what: they have." This season, Prada, Louboutin and Dior all have… » 7/23/08 12:00pm 7/23/08 12:00pm

Fashion Writer Wears Fashionable Shoes, Loses Will To Live

Liz Jones (left), a writer for the Daily Mail, may look like a happy person, but she went on a crazy, sadistic mission: to wear eight different pairs of cutting-edge high heels during Fashion Week. All of the shoes were "ankle-breakingly high," with at least a four-inch heel and often a one-inch platform. And Ms.… » 9/20/07 11:00am 9/20/07 11:00am