Barbie feet out of control!
Check out this great Wall Street Journal article about towering heels (we also picked it up in today's tbt*). Shoe retailers are clamoring to take heels to higher and higher heights at the cost of our feet. Shoe Superman Christian Louboutin, whose decadent footwear is akin to chocolate-covered porn, is planning to introduce an 8-inch platform next fall.
I'm rocking 4-inch booties today, and I'm perfectly comfortable. I have some 5-or-so inch heels at home, but I think that may be my max without a sizable platform to help out.
I recently tried on a pair of gorgeous bone-colored round-toe stilettos at Aldo. They were about six inches, and I found myself shuffling around the store like a hip-replaced granny. They were on sale, and SO PRETTY, and I almost got them despite their total wackness. But the podiatrist in angel wings on my shoulder intervened, screaming something about "WHAT ARE YOU, A FREAKING IDIOT?" in my ear.
So everyone, what's your max heel height?
~ Deal Diva Stephanie