High Heels

Ashlynn H

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High heels were popular for the rich in many cultures.

men were the first to wear high heels

High heels date back to Ancient Egypt to 3500 B.C

Heels were associated with the sex trade in Ancient Roman and Greek times. The heels were used to identify those within the trade for clients to make sure they recognized them

In Turkey some heels were made over 30 inches tall

In medieval times Europeans wore wooden-soled paten shoes

Heels were put on boots for riding support when the person would ride their horse the foot wouldn’t slip out of it

Napoleon banned heels because he hated them so much

In the 1700s some heels were decorated with elaborate scenes of battles

Heels were used to shape the body much like corsets