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Lethal killer heels

Back in 2001, Manolo Blahnik famously made a pair of stilettos that were too lethal to ever be worn. The killer heels had 9cm high, razor sharp stilettos made of titanium – a metal that is a strong as steel, but much lighter. These lethal, feather-weight heels tapered to a point just 3mm wide at the…

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Pastel power

It’s time to break out the pastels, as Laureen Uy has done with these purple suede high heels from Top Shop. Laureen tells us that she loves these heels: “they can be worn both during the day and at night, and the suede fabric makes them more glam too ;).” Describing herself as a “Fashion Slave,”…

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Killer heels 2012

Very high heels are called “killer heels” because of their devastating effect on wearers and admirers alike, but perhaps there is also a nod to the history of the weapon after which stilettos are named.  The stiletto was traditionally a kind of dagger, a small, sharp metal dagger with a needle-like point to be precise, and…

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