The high-heel index - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Free Your Mind
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-16-2010, 11:27 AM   #1
AliEnvy's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 2,320
Local Time: 09:37 PM
The high-heel index

On the Heels of a Recession

Worse-than-expected data on jobs, the housing market and retail sales have economists worried that we may be facing this recession's second dip. One other, more tangible, sign provides still more cause for concern. To read it, look down.

Elizabeth Semmelhack, the senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, has observed that during times of financial pressure high fashion brings out the most gravity-defying shoes.

Why? Perhaps economic distress causes distinctions between male and female dress to widen among the fashion-conscious. Or maybe heels grow higher during a bad economy for a simpler reason: As Ms. Semmelhack says, "These little trifles can elevate one's mood."
For the slideshow:

On the Heels of a Recession - Slide Show -

AliEnvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2010, 11:57 AM   #2
Blue Crack Addict
deep's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: A far distance down.
Posts: 28,507
Local Time: 02:37 PM
for that slide show to be effective
they should have models wearing the shoes

deep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 08:24 AM   #3
love, blood, life
mad1's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Angie Jolie lover from Belfast Norn Ireland. I LOVE YOU ANGIE! Im a Bono fan!
Posts: 13,159
Local Time: 10:37 PM
number 4 looks highly painful, yet highly sexy!!!!!!!!

mad1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright ©