"After a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out."
Female cabin crew at a popular airline are being forced to wear heels unless they have a doctor’s note. Women who work as flight attendants for Norwegian Air are not allowed to wear flat shoes on the plane unless they have a medical letter. The company’s 22-page dress code document – which states that heels must be at least 2cm high – has come under fire.
Forget Brexit, it’s a pair of designer, leather trousers that’s currently dominating British politics. ICYMI Prime Minister Theresa May wore a pair of £995 Amanda Wakely, leather trousers in a photo shoot for Sunday Times Magazine and the sartorial decision seemed to upset one of her former Ministers. Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, who was demoted when May first took office, told The Times that the trousers had been “noticed and discussed” in Tory circles.
As much as we’ve all tried to ‘party proof’ our feet over the years, the only solution thus far has been to permanently carry around a pair of unsightly roll-up flats and changing shoes on the tube – hey, we’ve all been there. Well, that’s not going to happen this year. We’ve discovered a complete shoe game changer, that doesn’t actually require changing shoes… Meet Tanya Heath’s removable heels that can go from an uber chic pair of stilettos to comfy flats in seconds. How you ask? Simply slide the heel off and then clip it back on when you’re ready (que heavenly choir sound effect). ...
Speaking to Mail Online about finding your optimum heel height, Emma explained that all you need is a chair, pencil, tape measure and a willing friend. “If your foot sits naturally at a right angle to your outstretched leg and does not dangle, then you have less mobility in the talus and will be more comfortable in flat shoes than in high heels.
The moment we saw avid heel wearer Victoria Beckham ditch her sky-scraper Louboutin’s for a pair of Stan Smiths we knew the days of stiletto’s were over. Although we have seen our shoe closet slowly fill up with Nike Rosche, Adidas Superstar’s and New Balance. We are still quite taken aback by new research that proves for the first time ever women have been buying more trainers than heels. This is the first year that heels have taken such as a tumble as in 2015 heels and trainers tied at 35%.
Earlier this year we brought you the news that a woman had been sent home from work for not wearing high heels. Meanwhile, 7% of female employees said their bosses urged them to wear high heels in the office or with clients because it made them “more appealing”. Sadly the survey seems to reveal that sexism in the workplace is very much alive and kicking with 28% of women claiming they had been advised that changing their appearance would be “better for business”, while 13% said they had decided to flaunt more flesh at work after suggestions by more senior employees to sex-up their appearance.
By Margaret SutherlinThis year, Brian Atwood is bringing the standout shoes to the Victoria’s Secret runway. The designer gave Footwear News an exclusive first look at the styles the Angels will wear tomorrow during the runway show in New York City at the Lexington Avenue Armory in Midtown Manhattan.This year’s show is the 20th annual one for the lingerie brand, and some well-known names are walking, from Kendall Jenner and Martha Hunt to Gigi Hadid, who famously posted her reaction to getting her “Angel wings” on Instagram last week.More From Footwear News:Victoria’s Secret Models: What Sneakers Do They Wear To The Gym?Kendall Jenner Will Walk In Victoria’s Secret Fashion ShowThe Best Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Shoes From Years Past