High heel dating
How do we know what the ratio was before then, though--say, thousands of years ago?
It is assumed that the ratio has been constant for a very long time before the industrial revolution.
People who reference Henry VIII often talk about how godly he seemed, as he stood 6'2" in the 1500s.
Men wanted to look taller and therefore more intimidating; high heels weren't supposed to be pretty, they were supposed to be kind of scary.
If you believe Dita von Teese, who said, "Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of god into people," they're still scary.
From a walk in the park to a trip to the opera we have you covered from our great women’s flats collection or our high heel pump collection no outfit should go without a great pair of Julie Bee’s women’s shoes.
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