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Why do Women Wear High Heels?

Why do Women Wear High Heels?

Many women today wear high heels. Some wear it in the office or during formal events and there are also some who wear them casually. High heels or high-heeled footwear is a kind of footwear that raises the heels of the wearer higher than her toes making her legs look more slender, longer and well-toned. There are different kinds of high heels like the stiletto, pumps, wedge, block, blade and tapered.

I am a woman and I am petite, so I really need to wear high heels in order to stand at an ‘eye level, with my colleagues. I wear heels but I am not fond of them. I only wear them depending on place and occasion. I seldom wear them outside casually, mainly because I am not comfortable wearing them for too long.

Wearing high heels for a long period can cause some damage to your feet like corns, calluses and foot blisters. It also causes ankle fractures, nerve damages and varicose veins.

Despite of this fact, why do women still love to wear them? The answer is simple, it’s because they want to attract others and become more noticeable especially with the opposite sex. According to fashion historian Caroline Cox, ‘Men like an exaggerated female figure,.

Here are some reasons why women wear heels:
· Women who wear heels look more seductive due to a change in their posture.
· High heels help accentuate a woman’s figure by forcing the back to arch and pushing the bust forward and buttocks backwards.
· It makes the wearer look taller.
· It makes her legs look longer and slender.
· It makes the muscles on the lower legs look well-toned.
· It shapes the buttocks.
· It improves a woman’s pelvic floor
· It also helps improve a woman’s sex life by strengthening her core abdominal and pelvic muscles.
· It empowers women and makes them look more confident and helps them stand out wherever they are.

In conclusion, women wear high heels in order to project confidence and poise. It also accentuates their body figure and gives them a boost in their self-esteem. It also helps them look more sophisticated especially when worn inside offices or when attending formal functionalities.

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