Blog: Well heeled and comfortable
Leonie Barrie | 3 August 2006
Despite all sorts of technological advances, anyone who’s ever spent any length of time wearing stilettos will agree that sexy, comfortable shoes are an oxymoron. But that could soon be a thing of the past now that Cole Haan and Nike have teamed up to create a stiletto with an air-filled sole. The sole, which has previously been used in running and football shoes, works by cushioning the foot as it comes into contact with the ground. It seems like a great idea, but will probably only catch on if the designers can convince women that style hasn’t been sacrificed. After all, women have suffered for a long time in the name of fashion, and are unlikely to be swayed if the shoes don’t look good. But a quick glance at some of the styles suggests that even fashion die-hards will be convinced.
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