There's something classic and ever-sexy about glossy stilettos.

Striding down a city sidewalk, she wins visible seals of approval.

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how beautiful are thy feet

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Song of Solomon 7:1 kjv - av1611


See How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's daughter!

How beautiful

Are thy feet

With Sexy Shoes

O prince's daughter.

What shalt thou see in the Sulamitess?

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quam pulchri sunt gressus tui in calciamentis filia principis


Who Wore It Better?

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and the winner is . . .

Sorry folks, that ravishing smile wins the prize. The stuck up white chick loses.

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Heels : spikes, stilettos, spires and steeples

A Course in Flattery, Flirty, Fashionble Feminine Footwear

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Foxy moxie

The high-heeled shoe has a very sexy appearance. Something about the sleek heels, the pointy toes, endues the wearer with a magic stride.

Perhaps high-heels create an illusion in which the wearer appears slimmer.

Or perhaps the elegance and perceived sophistication lend an aura of high class, or a social dignity, that awes the spectator. In any event high-heeled shoes are the "highest fashion footwear" on the market.

Few will dispute the seductive glamour or fashionable sophistication of sleek high heels. But what about foot health?

We have all of us seen that high school girl's uncertain first attempt at heels. Her first high heels need training wheels, and her maiden flight affects us, eliciting sympathy, amusement, perhaps a touch of silent applause. Caught on the precipice of femininity and adulthood, we see the charm of innocence caught trying to take on the danger of flight. A fledgling on the cusp of the adventure of life, a metaphor for the human race, itself in transition, groaning in anticipation for the next age.

The agony and the ecstasy - does it every go a sway?

One can see the exquisitely precarious riskiness in sauntering along in this type of shoe. Every step poses the danger of ankle-twisting calamity.

Wearing heels without embarassing yourself nearly requires a degree in structural equipoise -- or else be a prima donna of tight-rope walking.

And the lucky woman who finally masters the art of wearing heels is rewarded with blister, hammer toes and unpleasantries which we would not choose to explore.

It's obvious that the designer who created this type of shoe turned all of his focus on capturing the attention of the beholder, while neglecting the comfort of the user.

The uncomfortableness of this design as well as its instability confines a person to a saunter or stride that is not natural. The design of high heels in no way takes into account the exigencies of daily life.

Too steep a price?

Contrary to the fantastic footage of some motion pictures and many commercials, the last thing you want to be wearing while combatting villains, or drop kicking terrorists, is high-heeled shoes. If beauty is the ultimate weapon at some Freudian depth level of existential psycho-analysis, in daily life the price, in terms of pain and suffering, may just be too steep.

The reality principle, medically, is that due to the pressure placed on the feet, women can't wear heels for long periods of time.

Therefore heels show poor practicality by allowing only short periods of usage and pain during those periods. Heels are usually worn only with dressy attire, here again displaying a limitation of the ultra high heel shoes.

When one views high-heeled shoes in this manner it is only logical to ask: What was this designer thinking? The answer is obviously "volume of sales" because the demand for this type of shoe is anything but scarce.

So the better question to ask is: Why do consumers continue to purchase this type of shoe? The answer is simple. The eye of the beholder.

Aesthetics is far from an exact science. In fact, sometimes in borders on fantasy or UN-reality. If women imbibe their idea of beauty from models in magazines to beautiful actresses on screen, where do the men imbibe theirs?

Feeling footloose and fancy free?

Society has created an ideal beauty and therefore pushed the public to reach this high standard. In this case as in many others aesthetics is given utmost priority even over comfort, practicality and even safety.

What is the magic then? What is the illusion of perfection that so seduces spectators, and motivates the market? Is beauty a secret equalizer between the sexes? Fashion gurus pour out endless commentary on this or that "dramatic" statement a certain LOOK makes. If your aesthetic presentation makes an emphatic "statement" it must be talking in ways someone can understand.

After all, the public is buying! Consider this: if men would rise up with one accord and demand that women adhere to common sense principles of practicality and safety, would they even listen? Yet men themselves may be as much the partners in crime as the female consumers themselves. For men, a "trophy wife" may be a matter of social status, conspicuous consumption, or outright male pride.

On the other hand, a swaggering, testosterone-rich big shot may suffer an exquisite humbling in a setting where "his little woman" so dramatically outshines him, outroofs him, and shows him up!

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Reality Check Hits the Streets
Fettered to frailty

Is the feminine trade of practicality for beauty a sacrifice that appeals to the consuming public as even more reasonable than what "common sense" would seem to suggest? Perhaps we should not be surprised that women will cram their feet into sexy high heels to "feel" beautiful when in reality their feet feel pinched and achy-breaky.

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, QVC, the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation (FFCF), and the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) have joined forces to raise money for breast cancer research and education. Jessica Simpson

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fortis est ut mors dilectio
Canticles 8:6


CUAN hermosos son tus pies en los calzados, oh hija de príncipe!

Come son belli i tuoi piedi nei pattini del tallone di stiletto, figlia di principe!


Delilah (Dalila)

[Samson Agonistes by John Milton]

But who is this, what thing of sea or land. --
Female of sex it seems --
That so bedeck'd, ornate, and gay,
Comes this way sailing
Like a stately ship
Of Tarsus, bound for th' isles
Of Javan or Gadire,
With all her bravery on, and tackle trim,
Sails fill'd, and streamers waving,
Courted by all the winds that hold them play,
An Amber scent of odorous perfume
Her harbinger?

Quão formosos são os teus pés nos sapatos com talons do stiletto, ó cara filha do príncipe!


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מה־יפו פעמיך בנעלים בת־נדיב חמוקי ירכיך כמו חלאים מעשה ידי אמן׃





High heeled phantom of delight

I don't like a dumpy woman   at   all --
  I like a woman stately and tall.
  I like when a lady's dominion she seals
Arrayed in exquisite resplendent high heels.

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