6 inch high heels in pink for your inner bad Barbie

We’ve gotten a lot of traffic over the years from people searching for pink high heels, which is fine with us: after all, pink is our website’s colour! We’ve tried to keep up with the demand by covering the colour pink from lots of different angles, and in many different shades and names – fuchsia, … Read more

What’s the difference between Louboutin’s So Kate and Pigalle high heels?

christian louboutin so kate pigalle

Christian Louboutin’s So Kate 5 inch stiletto heels created quite a stir when they launched in 2013. Back then the designer’s website even asserted that So Kate was “sure to gather a following just as devoted” as Louboutin’s iconic Pigalle shoes. That’s quite a claim given that Louboutin has himself described the classic, low-cut Pigalle … Read more

What is toe cleavage?

Toe cleavage is a very popular fashion look when it comes to high heels. But what does “toe cleavage” actually mean? And does it matter? What’s in a name? The definition of toe cleavage The saucy-sounding “toe cleavage” is simply the name given to the revealing of the beginnings of the toes in closed-toe shoes. … Read more

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What’s the return rate for shoes purchased online?

return rates for high heels

A rough statistic for the return rate of shoes purchased over the internet is often quoted as between 20% and 35%. That is, one pair of shoes is returned for roughly every three to five sales. That may seem high. However some sources cite return rates of 50% or higher. Estimating the “return rate” for shoes purchased online … Read more

Shoe dangling or shoe play

dangling red high heels

The internet has many mentions and videos of shoe dangling, but what is this strange phenomenon? In reality, shoe dangling is just what it says it is: the simple act of a woman letting her shoe dangle from her toes. This is often seen as a sexy or teasing act, a way of using a sexy … Read more

Why do people drink champagne out of high heels?

Christian Louboutin champagne

Drinking champagne out of stilettos is one of the weirder things people do with high heels. So when did it start, and why do people do it? The practice of quaffing champagne out of a slipper appears to have first been used to pay tribute to the artistry of female dancers prior to 1900. Perhaps in those male-dominated … Read more

High heel sneakers from Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin sneaker high heels

It’s 100% a mystery to me why more designers don’t produce high heel sneakers. Every time a pair come on the market they fly off the shelves. Anyhow, Christian Louboutin knows a money-making shoe when he sees one, hence his new Boltina trainer high heel. This new 4.8 inch stiletto has mesh side-panels and lining just like a … Read more

BB pump by Manolo Blahnik: “totally timeless and very chic and flattering”

Manolo Blahnik BB pump

In 2012 Manolo Blahnik confirmed that his BB pump is the best-selling shoe he had ever produced, describing it as “totally timeless and very chic and flattering.” BB is named after sex symbol Brigitte Bardot, and it is inspired by the fashions of the 1950s when Bardot reigned supreme. Blahnik reintroduced the BB court shoe in 2009, and … Read more

Christian Louboutin’s Pigalle high heel: “the design that encapsulates my career”

Christian Louboutin Pigalle

With its trademark red sole and revealing toe cleavage, the classic Pigalle pump is Christian Louboutin’s most popular and revered stiletto of his 20+ year design career. The shoe is named Pigalle after one of Louboutin’s favorite neighborhoods in Paris: the Quartier Pigalle is home to the famous Moulin Rogue cabaret as well as dozens … Read more

Cesare Casadei’s Blade high heel: a magnificent obsession

Casadei blade heels

Cesare Casadei’s curved metal “Blade” pumps are both a genius of engineering and a fashion masterpiece. Both feminine and pointed, the “blade heel” on which the shoe sits really is a sharp, steel razor blade. There’s nothing else like it. In the same way that the Charlotte Olympia platform has come to define that brand’s … Read more