High Heel Shoe


Wed, 27 May 2015 17:38:02 GMT

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Stylists Slam Cannes' #Flatgate Controversy: "A Stupid Boys' Club ...
Hollywood Reporter
Kloss ended up erring on the side of elegance, donning blisteringly high black stilettos. "Heels lengthen the leg and flatter the gowns," explains veteran stylist Cristina Ehrlich (Penelope Cruz and Tina Fey are clients) of the aesthetic advantages of footwear's ...

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Wed, 27 May 2015 16:44:31 GMT

Macleans.ca

In Cannes, both kinds of heels
Macleans.ca
The gym-sock-relief method wouldn't likely fly at the Cannes film festival, where it seems women are expected to endure all of Cosmo's 15 stages of high-heel agony, from blissful ignorance to raging blisters. ... Elizabeth Semmelhack, senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, wrote a wonderful piece in the New York Times last weekend about the history of heels, from their popularity among powerful men in the 17th century to their adoption by women when “fashion was redefined as frivolous and feminine.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 19:17:43 GMT

Health.com

What High Heels Are Really Doing to Your Body
Health.com
When you slip into a pair of high heels, Dr. Splichal says, your feet slide forward into the shoe. “The increased weight on the balls of your feet causes your pelvis to tilt forward,” she explains. To compensate, you lean backwards, increasing the arch in your ...


Tue, 26 May 2015 12:59:05 GMT

High-heeled Shoe Injury Rates Have Doubled
Kansas City infoZine
Birmingham, AL - infoZine - Newswise - Research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that high-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. The findings were published online May 12 in the Journal of Foot and Ankle ...

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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:26:58 GMT

Yahoo Singapore News (blog)

Three tips for picking the right running shoes
Yahoo Singapore News (blog)
High-heel shoes have always had a bad reputation for causing twisted ankles, worsening of bunions and back pain, but flat-soled shoes aren't necessarily better for you. Runners were embracing "minimalist" shoes for years thinking they were more natural, ...


Tue, 26 May 2015 05:17:12 GMT

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Attention Heel Lovers: Injuries caused by high-heels doubled
Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
“Although high-heeled shoes might be stylish, from a health standpoint, it would be worthwhile for those interested in wearing high-heeled shoes to understand the risks and the potential harm that precarious activities in high-heeled shoes can cause,” said ...

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Mon, 25 May 2015 17:34:50 GMT

Social shoe-shaming
The Asian Age
Suggesting a comfortable alternative to high heels, shoe designer Swati Modo affirms, “I understand that flats are too casual but wedges certainly aren't. Wedge heels with back elevation and a little more support for the arch are also something that can be a ...

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Mon, 25 May 2015 08:47:58 GMT

Times LIVE

Walking tall and falling short: high-heeled shoe injuries on the rise
Times LIVE
"Although high-heeled shoes might be stylish, from a health standpoint, it would be worthwhile for those interested in wearing high-heeled shoes to understand the risks and the potential harm that precarious activities in high-heeled shoes can cause," says ...

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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:05:09 GMT

iAfrica.com

Injuries from high heels on the rise
iAfrica.com
"Although high-heeled shoes might be stylish, from a health standpoint, it would be worthwhile for those interested in wearing high-heeled shoes to understand the risks and the potential harm that precarious activities in high-heeled shoes can cause," says ...

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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:25:16 GMT

SBS

Comment: Why did men stop wearing high heels, anyway?
SBS
You have probably heard by now that a woman wearing flat shoes—albeit, flats with rhinestones—was turned away from the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival this week, due to inappropriate footwear. It seems this happened to a handful of women above ...

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IQRemix posted a photo:

A & K Wedding


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Signs Along the Way posted a photo:

Glenview Shoe Repair

Lounging in a Tudor-inspired strip mall at 4193 Park, if one were to look up, they'd see this sign for Glenwood Shoe Repair. Kinda says it all, doesn't it?

Prints of this picture are available at:

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