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Well, each to his (or her) own but I really don't see myself trying footwear designed to deform and mutilate my feet anytime soon.Juan wrote: ... in beautiful stilettos. Haven't yet worn a pair myself, but now I wonder...
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Recently I accquired two pair of heels that actually fit my size 16 feet.
I was like old home week when I first tried them on. But, unlike riding a bike, it took about a week to get adjusted to them again, wearing them around the house.
Hey! They are NOT for everyone!
Heels need to be worn daily if you want to get good at them.
The modern starlets have a reason to wear them. So do office workers, models, etc.
But for most of us it's either a novelty that wears off or something we shouldn't even try.
I haven't worn mine in months now.
To many other things I dealing with to worry about walking in heels.
It's very much a personal decision!
Dennis A. Lederle
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So what exactly does wearing high heels have on the male posture, and is this worth the resultant health issues?
Certainly not for me
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Of course it could be as simple as merely wanting to pick up a bit of extra height. But, that'd spoil the fun by removing all the fantasy and mystique about the matter.nicothoe wrote:As I understand it, the purpose of heels is to change the posture so the woman is more shapely and appealing to the male observer.
By all means give it a shot if that's what you want to try!
I have, at times in the past, over a 40 years period, experimented myself with various things that involved public perceptions.
Long before the internet or the MIS-MIK idea was floated I wore just a skirt and went out in public. No one said a thing but it upset my ex-wife and parents to no end, which was the ONLY reason I stopped wearing a skirt in public for so many years, until I found Tom's Cafe years ago an decided to try it again.
I also tried carrying a purse many times and I still prefer carrying purse over a "man bag" or a even a fanny pack(though fanny pack comes in second).
And I worn high heels from one to one and a half inches in public. They were too small though and I had to quit wearing them. I only recently got two pair that I can wear once again.
Oh, I got some stares but no one, ever, told me I couldn't wear heels or carry a purse of wear a skirt. Only my own family made me feel bad.
So go for it and let us know how it wors out for you.
As I said before, the minute I put on heels again it was like being home again. Skirt, heels and hose is like some that just belongs for me.
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I like heels,it depends on the angle of the shoe whether it is comfy or not, there are many false stereotypes for heels mostly done by women to make their skirt-wearing ,heels and so on as something heroic and hard just because to please the males
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i like heels between 1.5 and 3 inches, both visually and wearing them myself. i have difficulty walking in heels over 2.5 inches, and i find that (visually) anything over 3.5 inches does nothing but make me worry about the stability of the wearer and fear for their safety.
now SOME people can't handle heels, and look ridiculous wearing them. frankly, those folks should stick to lower heels and flat shoes.
some folks look and walk as if they were born in heels. they have the proper gait and balance. some swing the hips like they were a 1950's model. they probably belong in heels and should stay away from flat shoes, except to provide the recommended health breaks.
i've seen people that can't even walk well in flat shoes. i don't know what to tell them. maybe barefoot is best.
wear what you feel good in. don't judge others for what they wear. you wouldn't want them to judge you for your choices, now would you?
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