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No one knows who first invented high-heeled shoes. The first people to wear high-heeled shoes were in the Iranian Cavalry. These male soldiers wore high-heeled shoes to balance more easily while riding their horses and s... More »

High heels were originally invented for men. The height of the heel enabled men to mount their horses in an easier manner, and allowed their feet to be secure in the stirrups. The first heels are thought to have been wor... More »

The invention of the high-heeled shoe as a fashion statement is attributed to Catherine de Medici in the 16th century. However, elevated shoes had been worn as early as 3500 B.C. by Egyptian nobles and butchers. More »

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