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Why Do Women Of Power Prefer High Heels?

Date March 25, 2019 15:55

Clothes speak, so every outfit you pick is a message that you send to others. And it is your status that determines how important this message is. Influential women around the world know this too well. We have already written about the significance of shades in their clothes, and today we want to talk about their shoes, namely heels!

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Do you remember the time when shoulder pads were in style? Women used to insert them into their jackets, thereby creating a more masculine silhouette. This way they appeared to be closer to male power. It turns out that despite all the femininity of heels, they do almost the same thing. Let's figure it out!

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Back in the days of Louis XVI, it was fashionable for both men and women to wear heels so high that it was difficult to move around in them. For what purpose did they do it? First, it was admirable. And second, people wearing high heels were perceived as representatives of ruling nobility. With the help of heels, they also visually elevated themselves above others.

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According to the hierarchical principle, high heels visually raise a person’s feet above the mud, making him or her appear more elite and noble. Today, studies show that men consider women in heels to be more attractive, but trust us, when it comes to women of power, they don’t wear heels for the sole purpose of seducing someone!

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Heels on influential women emphasize the fine line between power and femininity. This is the line between control and absence thereof, the victory of aesthetics over comfort. High heel shoes are an excellent choice when you need to emphasize your strength, self-confidence, but also sensual femininity.

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Influential women wear heels confidently but cautiously (remember Melania Trump marching across the lawn to the helicopter). There was caution and a struggle to keep the balance in each step, but also firmness and determination. Every step moves such a woman towards her power.

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High heels emphasize status, making a woman more confident and strong at the expense of comfort. This is a very strong fashion move, so business women know exactly when and where to use it and when to enjoy sneakers or flats!

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As you can see, footwear plays an important role in forming an image. What do you think about this? Do you agree with the role of high heels? Share your opinion in the comments.

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