High heels weren’t originally intended for women at all! It turns out that, when it comes to heels, we’re actually the late adopters, the real fashionistas on the heel front were men.
We didn’t get into heels because somebody wanted to feel more comfortable! We wore them (and continue to wear them) to look taller, more elegant and be the most prominent person onstage. When you stride anywhere in your 5-inch heels, you’re part of a very long tradition, with some admittedly very peculiar elements