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Historical High Heels

11 high heels worn over the centuries, by men and women. They're weird and wonderful


No explanation needed.

Women tried to fit into these centuries ago. 

Then it was men's turn. 

Can you imagine what King Louis XIV of France would do while wearing these kinds of shoes?

Playing sports in these, ouch!

Elegant but they look like they'd slip off in a jiffy. 

Maybe he sang 'Rocket Man' while wearing these. 

What a marvel of shoe engineering. 

Walter Steiger's shoes "Unicorn Tayss" from his Spring 2013 collection

Christian Louboutin's shoe "Printz" from his Spring/Summer collection in 2013 

How to Master the High Heel

Lastly, a lesson on how to wear heels in all different environments: 

  • Trying to be quiet by walking 'softly' in heels
  • Walking down the stairs
  • Walking on cobble stones
  • Walking on slippery floors 
  • Walking on grass
The Scariest Shoes of All Time - Scary Beautiful Shoes

We actually have no advice on how to walk in these. They're just scary and dinosaur like. 

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