The Easel

Heels: Through the Magnum Archive

Largely for fun. High heels are “womankind’s most public footwear”, an easy way of expressing feminine elegance. Nothing wrong with that – unless women feel pressured to wear these precarious items. “In the sometimes arduous work of fulfilling the prescriptive demands of womanhood, the high heel has become a key, and complicated, emblem”. So, yes, for fun … mostly.