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The Evils of Stilettos in 1961

I found this image on the Shoe Icons virtual shoe museum website that shows women removing their stiletto shoes before entering an historic building where their metal rod reinforced heels would leave pock mark impressions in the original floors. The damage caused … Continue reading

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Who invented the stiletto?

I have been asked this question and I am sorry to say there is no simple answer. The original stiletto was a dagger with a short, slim, tapered blade. The first time the word was used to describe a heel can … Continue reading

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