This trend has only continued to grow over the years. The heels keep getting higher and the sexy platform reminds me so much of heels you see strippers wear. It’s interesting that accessories like stripper-inspired heels and fishnet stockings have become acceptable, whereas they used to be associated with exotic dancers and hookers. I’ve noticed that fashion designers get a lot of their ideas from groups that are often looked down upon: strippers, homeless people, emo kids, hippies, etc. One great example is the grunge era in the 90s. As Dolly Parton once said, “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.” It’s still true today. People spend tons of money on ripped jeans, distressed leather and holey stockings to get a certain look that is now deemed trendy and chic. I personally love high heels; I think they’re sexy. However, there are a lot of women who feel the opposite way. Not to mention your feel hurt like hell by the end of the night! What do you think? Should shoe designers take it easy on the 4+ inch platform shoes?
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