In theory, everyone wears shoes, or at least should. You’ve undoubtedly heard the popular saying “No shoes, no shirt, no service.” But what if those shoes happen to be uncomfortable? Are there loopholes around this rule? Generally speaking, no, there aren’t. However, shoe inserts may offer some sort of assistance in this area. As many choose style over comfort when it comes to shoes, shoe inserts are becoming increasingly popular, leading to the question: are shoe inserts being overprescribed?
Michael Jordan is a name that is commonly known around the world. Whether you recognize his as an icon, a NBA basketballs player, an actor (admit it, you’ve seen Space Jam), or a commercial figure, you still know the man and his wonderfully long list of accomplishments. Let’s take a look at Michael’s early start and how he specifically managed to star in handfuls of popular commercials over the years. Continue reading →
Both men and women love the feeling of being tall, so it is no surprise that heeled shoes are an untouchable fashion staple. Yet there is an ugly truth that even the most ardent heel-lovers must acknowledge: high heels hurts. A small heel or wedge might be comfortable enough, but anything higher than a few inches is bound to cause some pain and discomfort. But what if you could have all of the height of a stiletto without any of the pain? Enter the flatform.
Many shoes have been accused of being ‘the world’s ugliest shoe’, but fashion is too subjective for there to be any agreement on the subject. Whilst many name low-fashion shoes like Crocs or UGGs as the ugliest of all time, there are actually a number of high-fashion contenders for the ugliest shoe crown—the most prominent of which being that of Litas. Misty White Sidell over at the Daily Beast recently reignited the debate of over Litas, which have split fashion bloggers in a truly marmite fashion since they were debuted in 2010. So what is the verdict? Are Litas the world’s ugliest shoes or are they simply misjudged? Here are some of Litas most defining qualities.
Shopping for shoes online is a tricky business as it is difficult (if not impossible) to tell whether a shoe is for you without trying it on. However there are so many great bargains to be had shoe shopping on the internet, so it is important to try overcome this difficulty if you want to snatch up a bargain. With a little bit of imagination, shop shopping online can actually become no more of a hassle than buying any other type of clothing—you just need to prepare yourself first. So here it is, the ultimate guide to online shoe shopping.
Everybody knows that teetering around in a pair of high heels is a dangerous sport, but few realise that flat shoes too can be a health menace. Any shoes without proper support are likely to cause injury to your feet or even other parts of your body over an extended period of time, and flimsy flats are often responsible for everything from bad knees to a sore back. That does not mean however that all flat shoes are bad: you just need to know what to look out for that could cause your trouble in the future. Continue reading →
It might seem strange to some that there are scientists and historians whose primary focus is human height, but what might seem a rather banal subject at first is fascinating in the details. Continue reading →
In the grand scheme of things, height compatibility might not seem like the most important thing in a relationship. However height is often a key feature in what we judge to make a person 'attractive', and men and women alike are often turned off by a large disparity in height. Because of this, men and women tend to have ideas about what is the ideal height and the ideal height difference between them and their perfect partner. Continue reading →
Adding inches to your height by exercising sounds like a tall story to some, but one London gym is so confident in its ‘A-Grow-Bics’ class that it is putting its money where its mouth is. The Farringdon branch of the London gym chain GymBox has developed a new exercise regime with fitness trainer Pierre Pozzuto that guarantees you will grow at least 2cm in 6 weeks or you get your money back. Continue reading →
Height is often such a touchy subject that some will try literally anything to be taller - even if it dangerous. While many smaller-than-average people opt for certain clothing choices or heeled shoes to add the appearance of height, some are so desperate that they resort to chemicals or even surgery to add actual inches to their body. While adding the appearance of height does have certain benefits, there are much cheaper, safer and generally more sane ways to look taller than forcing your body to stretch or grow.