This viral slideshow highlighted the more nefarious sides of high heels throughout history. Thoroughly-researched captions detail the physics-defying and down-right torturous history of shoe design. Originally written for The Cut, the post has been shared more than 11,000 times to date.
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A follow-up to the wildly popular Wildest Shoes article, The Cut asked Katie to research the shades that caused the biggest waves in fashion history. From Lolita to Lady Gaga, Kanye West to Elton John, these looks proved that protecting the window to one’s soul can fuse style with function.