The Heel

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Why do tens of millions of women all over the world choose to walk around on stilt like objects called heels?

Where did the fascination with elevated footwear come from and what do they tell us about class, power and sex?

It may surprise many to hear that high heels were first worn by….men.

(Image: Photograph taken of a lady in heels by Maria Pavlova - Getty)

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18 minutes

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Mon 14 Jan 2013 11:32 GMT
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