Saturday, February 7, 2009

shoe vocabulary.

Platform Wedge.

2. wedge shoe. 
on most shoes, the heel sits under only the heel of the foot, 
but a wedge heel runs from under the foot from the back to the middle or the front. 
wedge heels range from low to high, 
it's the shape and the length of the heel that classify it as a wedge.

 1. stiletto heel. 
a long thin heel found on some boots and shoes, USUALLY for women. 
named after a stiletto dagger. 
may vary in length from 2.5 cm - 20 cm or more (if a platform sole is used). 
sometimes defined as having a diameter at the ground of less than 1 cm. 
stiletto-style heels shorter than 5 cm are called kitten heels

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