Heels are uncomfortable. It’s an inescapable fact of life. But have you ever considered ditching them for good?
When designer and heel addict Victoria Beckham announced she was giving up tall shoes for good, everyone in the fashion world was surprised. The former Spice Girl without her sky-high shoes? Oh, the horror. But Beckham, who you couldn’t catch without a pair of four-inch stilettos once upon a time, said she wasn’t bothered by the shock. She was simply tired of pinched toes.
“I just can’t do heels anymore. At least not when I’m working,” the star said. “I travel a lot. Clothes have to be simple and comfortable.”
And if Beckham can do it, we decided to find out just what would happen if we took a break from our high heels. Here are some of the amazing things that occur when you give up heels — at least for a little while.