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9 Fashion Items That Changed The World

#2. High Heels

High Heels - 9 Fashion Items That Changed The World

 

 

High Heeled shoes have been around since the 9th century. That really considered a fashion until much later as they were worn for practicality by Persian horseback warriors in order to lock the foot in place on the stirrup. This idea permeated throughout the East and eventually Europe over the ages. The 16th century the fashion took off for women as Catherine De Medici, a noblewoman and one time Queen-consort to France, began to wear them and they have been in and out of popularity ever since. The high heel that we know came about when French fashion designer Roger Henri Vivier stylized the stiletto for popular use in the 1950s . Source

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