Can Fat Girls Wear High Heels? Pt. I: Picking the Right Shoe

Can Fat Girls Wear High Heels? Pt. I: Picking the Right Shoe

  Not long ago, I came across a video by a fatshionista blogger unboxing a pair of pretty foxy Louboutins. In the course of her review, she mentioned that other fat girls have asked her whether high stiletto heels can support the weight of a plus-size woman. As a die-hard heel addict myself, I was surprised when, after saying that she did pretty well in the specific pair she was reviewing, she said she wasn’t really sure that she felt that high heels overall were stable enough for curvy women. She suggested thicker heels, as I recall, saying that she felt like there would be too much wobble in stilettos. Like I said, I love me some sky-high heels, and nearly every time I wear them (which, at my last office job, was almost daily) I’ll get women asking me how I wear such high heels. A lot of them– especially fellow curvy girls– specifically want to know HOW I wear them, as in, is it something that can be learned? So I decided to write this post series to tell you, fellow femmes, that YES you can wear heels at pretty much any size. Now let me back up one quick sec here. Before I tell you how you can strut your sexy ass in a great pair of shoes *and* be pretty comfortable doing it, there’s a couple of important things to be clear on. One, you don’t HAVE to wear heels. Ever. You don’t have to like them, you don’t have to keep trying to make them work, and you are no less femme if you rock your...