2016’s best black work pumps

There’s a true art to finding the perfect pair of black work pumps: they must be super comfortable, they need to be reasonably priced and they’ve got to be hard-wearing and versatile. The heel height should be no higher than 4 inches, and it is essential that the uppers are made of leather not a synthetic … Read more

Christian Louboutin’s iconic Pigalle high heels turn 10 years old

Christian Louboutin Pigalle

At the 10th birthday party of his favourite high heels, HighHeelsDaily.com reflects on the secrets to Christian Louboutin’s success. Now nearly as famous as its creator himself, this season Christian Louboutin’s iconic black high heel the Pigalle turned 10 years old. A sleek, low-cut heel with Louboutin’s trademark red sole, Pigalle’s soaring stiletto is the … Read more

“Stilettos are sexy,” say scientists – and leading shoe designers agree

Stilettos are sexy

High heels are sexy, in case you didn’t know.But there’s no need to take our word for it. In 2012, the scientific journal Evolution & Human Behaviour published the results of experiments which examined the basis of the strong contemporary association between high heels and female sexuality. The investigators (Paul H Morris et al) examined the … Read more

Introducing Jaspa King: affordable luxury high heeled shoes designed in Australia [interview]

Jaspa King shoes

We love a good news story at HighHeelsDaily.com, and today’s comes in the form of recently-launched Australian-based footwear brand Jaspa King.  Jaspa King is the creation and pride and joy of co-founders Jalni and Sarju Shah and was launched in 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Jaspa King concept is essentially affordable luxury: really well-designed shoes using top-class materials, but without the … Read more

High heeled shoe trends for 2014: sling-backs, kitten heels and more

Alexander McQueen’s black suede gold metal tip sling backs

Online footwear retail in the luxury sphere is big business, and the competition continues to grow hotter as more and more women become comfortable with buying heels online. In recent years retailers have not been idle in helping smooth the transition from bricks and mortar to web-based retailing. Improvements have included offering reduced or free … Read more

Exquisite butterfly detailing on Sergio Rossi sandals

butterfly shoes

Today’s featured high heels are truly fly. They’re beautiful new 4.5 inch sandals from Sergio Rossi, the highlight of which is a gorgeous gold-tone butterfly detail that wraps around the side and back of the foot. When I see a creation like this, it serves to remind me that the Italian brandname deserves to be considered … Read more

Stilettos made entirely from platinum for only $100,000

Here’s something for the woman who thought she had everything: a pair of high heels made entirely from platinum! The precious-metal sandals are from the House of Borgezie, which earlier gave the world the eternal diamond stiletto (a snip at SU$155,000 per pair). The sandals are are variation on the eternal diamond stiletto, also featuring … Read more

3 beautiful wedges from Edmundo Castillo

Edmundo Castillo wedges

In the search for exquisitely beautiful wedges, it is difficult to go past Edmundo Castillo. The designer has created 3 of the prettiest wedge heels I can recall. We’re featuring them today, starting with Reina above (for other colours see Edmundo Castillo’s website). Equally exquisite, and even more dazzling, is this blue ankle strap wedge. … Read more