How High Can You Go?
May 3, 2007
Women will do just about anything for beauty — and I mean anything. Still, it takes a certain breed of woman to go to these lengths: 5 1/2-inch Yves Saint Laurent Platform Peep Toe Heels ($660 @ Barney’s). Despite a massive celebrity following and all the trend mongers hollering about how these are hotter than molten lava, I must admit that towering platform heels make me a little dizzy. For me, I know that the 3 1/2-inch version ($495 @ Saks) will save my body, allow me to walk, and best of all, keep me from looking like a corner hooker (although a wealthy one at that).
Nonetheless, Yves Saint Laurent isn’t the only up for tottering on spindly heeled towers. You can also get high and mighty in these Jimmy Choo Peep-Toe Platform Sandals that cash in on the cool Mary-Jane ankle strap, these Bruno Frisoni Patent Platform Sandals that bring new meaning to the word stiletto, or even these Christian Louboutin Rolande Patent Sling-backs.
Now, the question remains: