• June 16, 2014 at 10:15 am

    <P>This fashion peeks and wanes throughout time and reached an absurd pinnacle amongst the Turkish upper classes in the fifteenth century when some women wore up to thirty inch high shoes necessitating the constant attendance of a servant whose task it was to see that the wearer of these monstrosities did not topple over. In China the practice of binding the feet of small children to restrict the growth of the feet produced results that would make your average ladies shoes size 5 look positively huge. Now that this practice has been abandoned, ladies shoes size 5 is more the norm. These same children then grew up to wear a raised platform shoe, not far off being described as high heels. YSL men In the eighteenth and early nineteenth century they were more normally referred to as court shoes. Presumably that meant they were generally worn only at court. </P>
    <P>Today you don’t have to wait for an invitation from nobility to step into your high heels. In any case this can be on most designs of shoes and boots. Ladies high heel shoes are extremely <YSL l homme fashionable again after that slight hiccup in the nineteen eighties and nineties when they all but disappeared. These are no longer just used on formal court shoes.Even that ancient but now revised and totally fashionable piece of footwear; the clog, can be bought with this. The definition of a high heel is up for debate. Some shoe designers have tried in the past to put a definitive height of heel to qualify it as being ‘high heel.’ The height most agree on is two and a half inches under which it becomes a kitten heel. The heel itself is more often than not made from a plastic derived substance except in the case of stiletto heels where the extreme narrowness of the shaft requires it to be made of toughened steel. </P>
    <P>Ladies high heel shoes have advantages and some disadvantages. There is a sexual connotation and even some Yves Saint Laurent l homme erotica associated with the wearing of them. Certainly they give the illusion of the wearer having longer legs than they do. The calf muscle becomes more accentuated and the wearer is perceived, if not actually, to walk with an improved deportment. The medical profession and foot care specialists and other health care professionals are always putting a damper on them. They argue that if the wearer is not careful then at worst in the long term, bunions could be the least of their worries. Other more extreme complications could result in deformity of the foot and even worse ailments. On the plus side, recent research suggests that the wearing of high heels is helpful in strengthening the pelvic floor.</P>