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The Male Dominated History of the High Heel


It might be impossible to believe, but the high heels trend actually began with men. The idea of male high heels might seem foreign to some people, but it is perhaps the most historically correct trend in fashion in the last few centuries. High hill shoes for men today are purely functional, at least in most cases. This seems to have been the same all those years ago when men started wearing heels. Historians believe that high heels were once worn by warriors when riding horses to help them hold tight to their saddles. In the beginning, they were popular...