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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Barbie feet out of control!



Barbiefeet_3 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

(Photo: AP)

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:11pm]


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