I love high heel shoes.But when, what kind is better for me, for you?
Heels are capable of wonderful feats, like making you three inches taller and slimming your legs and allowing too-long pants to fit perfectly. Here’s a more specific breakdown of different types of heels and their pros and cons:
Pros: Cute and dainty
Pros: Funky, fashionable, and usually more comfortable than regular heels
Low Heel (1 inch or lower)
Pros: Comfortable and reasonable
Cons: Can look, hmm—how do I put this?—comfortable and reasonable
Mid-Height Heel (1 1/2–2 1/2 inches)
Pros: Comfortable and flattering
Cons: Many mid-height shoe styles are sort of boring
High Heel (3 inches or higher)
Pros: Glamorous and fashion forward
Cons: Can be painful
Pros: Sexy, can be used as a weapon if necessaryCons: A pencil-width heel supporting your entire body mass is not going to be
Super–High Heel (5 inches or higher)
Pros: Umm . . . they make you five inches taller?