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fakeplanettelex fakeplanettelex 8 years
3 max. i feel like a giant if i wear anything more, plus i'm always running around... i don't understand new yorkers and how they can wear 5 inch heels every single day. my heels always get trashed from walking around.
nourhayaty nourhayaty 8 years
4" max although i prefer to wear less i'm in college so i'm walking alot so i prefer less but in parties or special occasions i wear more than 4"
pixelhaze pixelhaze 8 years
Higher than 4 and it needs a platform because I have a tiny foot - size 5.5. When the heel is longer than your own foot, it s pretty much physically impossible to walk, unless you're a ballerina accustomed to walking on her toes :P It can't be too thick a heel either, because if it's too heavy it just falls off my foot, and I can't control it. For this reason I'm good with stilettos but can't do wedges.
designerel designerel 8 years
Wow those shoes look like they weigh more than her. The tallest pair of heels I have are 4.5" and I can hardly stand to walk in them much.
RoyalBlueMoss RoyalBlueMoss 8 years
Bring it on
Punk-Glam-Queen Punk-Glam-Queen 8 years
My "walking" shoes are between 3-4 inches. The highest ones I have are 5.5 inches, and I have honestly worn them all day as they are so comfy. In my experience its the quality of the construction that makes them comfortable -- I've had cheaply made very low heels that hurt like crazy, but my 5.5 inch Louboutin's are a dream to wear.
sarahsreallife sarahsreallife 8 years
My heels range from 2 to 4" but I think 4 is the highest. I definitely think ahead to any extra walking/standing I'll have to do before putting on the high ones though ;)
chow chow 8 years
3 is perfect for me, but occasionally i'll go 4
emalove emalove 8 years
3" is my favorite heel height...I think it's perfect. I can *do* 4 inches, but only for a real special occasion. Nothing's worse than uncomfortable shoes and being in pain when you walk.
tphilli tphilli 8 years
I am 5'8" and I love wearing heels, but 3 1/2 is definitely the max, otherwise I am as tall as many of the guys in the room!
98769876 98769876 8 years
I am a definite shoe fiend. BUT. If you stop and think about it, heels are crazy. It is completely unnatural to put your body into such a pose. While I must admit it can make your nice legs look fabulous, it is against totally bizarre the things we do in the name of 'fashion'.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
Above 6 inches and I'm a lil shaky, but gimmie a few hours to practice and I can pretty much walk in any heel if it's thick enough. Now granted my time limit before my feet hurt is usually 2 hours, so given that bring it on!!!
bornthisway bornthisway 8 years
4 inches max hands down i'm only 5'1" so when I wear them I'm as tall as my friends are without heels
dollhouse1 dollhouse1 8 years
4 inch for special occasuons where i dont do much walking or dancing. 3 and half for clubs/ parties or when i wanna dance the night away.
tulleandtea tulleandtea 8 years
My first heels were five inches... I never had a problem walking in them, although they were constructed very well so that may be the reason.
LolaSvelt LolaSvelt 8 years
Four. Two inch heels are ugly.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
4 inches...
angelinemarie angelinemarie 8 years
i can walk in any heels, its just im too tall to wear more than 3 inches, haha
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
Three inches unless the heel is thick. I can do higher wedges.
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
3 in. Designers should keep in mind a triangle scheme when designing their heels. A size 8 might feel good in 4 in. whereas 4 in. for a size 6 foot would be torture...
weffie weffie 8 years
I need platforms for over 4 because my feet are too small to fit anything longer than that :P
NouraBee NouraBee 8 years
LOOOL no 3
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I can wear ANY size of heel - but I think the real question is HOW LONG CAN I WEAR THEM lol.
NouraBee NouraBee 8 years
above 5
Stacey-Cakes Stacey-Cakes 8 years
I'm super tiny so most of my heels are between 3 and 4 inches. My highest pair are 4.5", but I can't really walk around in them all day.
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