Topic: Shoes

Company That Makes Wendy Davis’ Pink Sneakers Declines To Comment On Political Fervor Surrounding Them

Company That Makes Wendy Davis' Pink Sneakers Declines To Comment On Political Fervor Surrounding Them

As many have pointed out already, the political story behind Wendy Davis‘ heroic filibuster is way, way more important than the sneakers she was wearing on her feet. I mean, who cares? An archaic feat of strength on Davis’ part was all that kept America’s largest state from taking away a woman’s right to choose in this, the 21st century, but hey, what kind of shoes was she wearing? More »

Emma Watson Claims To Have Only Eight Pairs Of Shoes

Emma Watson Claims To Have Only Eight Pairs Of Shoes

Emma Watson is currently engaged in the difficult project of discussing consumerism without sounding like a wealthy, well dressed hypocrite as she promotes her latest project, The Bling Ring. Because there is nothing your BFF Emma Watson can’t do, she’s generally coming off very thoughtful and non-hypocritical! But she did arouse some suspicion that she was lying to seem more “down to earth” when she claimed to personally own fewer than ten pairs of shoes, like a peasant. More »

Bar Requires High Heels For Female Patrons

Bar Requires High Heels For Female Patrons

You know how high heels are really bad for your feet? Well, one bar thinks that you should be required to harm your feet in order to get through their doors! Cool, right? ProAbition, a self-proclaimed “UltraLounge” in Riverside, California, put out a flier on Facebook to encourage people to attend their 1920s-themed opening night. On it, they included a guide for how customers should dress. More »

A Woman Stabbed Her Boyfriend To Death With A High Heel

A Woman Stabbed Her Boyfriend To Death With A High Heel

Whenever I read stories about someone killing someone with a high heel – and we get those stories every so often – I always wonder what brand of high heels they are using. My high heels break when I walk on subway cracks. I’m pretty sure their heels would snap before I did any effective damage to anyone. Oh, and, also, I feel bad about murder. I feel bad about this woman stabbing her boyfriend to death with her shoe. More »

Cocktail Waitresses Unionizing Against High Heels

Cocktail Waitresses Unionizing Against High Heels

If you have ever worked in a cocktail bar, you’re probably familiar with the fact that they often have dress codes that are… less than comfortable. When I cocktail waitressed I wore a sexy pirate costume (try serving shots with a sexy eyepatch). But probably the thing that you will hear people complain about the most is high heels, for the pretty obvious reason that you’re going to be on your feet for about 8 hours a night. More »