Christian Louboutin says His Heels SHOULD be Painful
By AnnVdb on April 30, 2012
It really is no suprise, I mean look at the hight of these shoes:
He calls them: ‘please with pain’ Quoting: ‘ I am concerned with comfort. I know that it’s important but I don’t want to have this evoked in my design.
Would you wear something that is hurting you constantly, which is causing you true physical pain? Simple because… what? If you take off your shoes at the end of the day with a sigh of relief, then that is an indicator that your shoes are not right for you: they are not providing you with comfort and protection to walk on this Earth. So there are other motives at play here.
- being taller (“Height, after all, is a relative phenomenon. It may be advantageous to be taller than others, or at least not to be several inches shorter. But when all wear shoes that make them several inches taller, the relative height distribution is unaffected, so no one appears taller than if all had worn flat heels.”) - force the back to arch, pushint the bosom forward and buttocks rearward, accentuating the female form. (Yet this advantage cancels out when a lot of woman wear high heels) ==> thus deriving confidence from it, power, or because of vanity reasons (it’s pretty) and desire to attract the opposit sex with looks (it’s sexy).
Because if you would just like the design, you could hang a shoe on your purse and stare at it all day…
Why do women allow a fashion industry to have so much power over their lives, over their body and mind. Why do we obey to rules that tell us how we should dress to be desired, hot or sexy. As if you need those attributes to attract others to find you hot, or have some kind of “positive” thought about you, which you use to derive your self-confidence from. How much money do we spend to pretend to be someone. Some of those shoes, like Louboutin’s, cost 800 dollar. And some have clousets of those shoes. Really shows us our priorities doesn’t it… Not to mention the doctor costs when you have truly fucked up your feet.
Do woman really need to put themself in pain, and discomfort, for the attention and praise of men? There is something inherently fucked up about that. I mean if a man is after you for the way you walk and stand in heels… really, is that the kinda man you are looking for?
BUT! a Study by the Telegraph has revealed that “men cannot even tell if a woman is wearing high heels when they walk.” There goes all the effort! All those years of agony for nothing. Another reason is competition amongst females. Wanting to beat other girls, being more pretty or sexier than other girls, being more noticed. Even outside of the context of a relationship or sex. Just that high you get when you realize you are the prettiest girl in the room. You just beat your competition. And when that’s not the case, be envious and buy some more stuff so that next time you can beat your rival.
The New York Times did a study around this as well: Why we love shoes that hurt us
But today’s extreme fashions may have more to do with expressing power and control — control over one’s own body, and the power to use one’s body to draw the gaze of others.
Ok well, that is called vanity, needing others to derive your confidence from. Which is not real in the first place because it solely depends on how others pay attention to you.
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