A fascinating blog post over at BUST Magazine points out the love-hate relationship women have with stilettos and heels. They make women feel powerful and sexy; they make women physically less powerful by rendering us unable to walk, run or even stand.
The post describes when exactly heels became so sexy and how they’ve stuck around. The author also delves a bit into Chinese foot binding (did you know the Cinderella story originated in China?), and ends with a jarring and appropriate question about the longevity of sex appeal.
–By Tara Cavanaugh