Higher and Higher? What Is the Limit of a High Heel?

7 Apr

An article in the Thursday April 5th Wall Street Journal takes us on a tour of the Sergio Rossi shoe factoryin the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. A full description of what is involved in the creation of a shoe as well as a discussion of the capacity of the human foot to withstand” flexing”, in order to accommodate the higher heeled shoes. Just look at this towering fantasy, 5″ high, but with a substantial platform to prevent too much arching of the foot.


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