oy. At $925 a pair, maybe she is the smart one (but we don’t think so). There is always an opportunist it seems.
“If I was to continue to [wear heels] in the same level as I did in my 20s, I would literally end up with super deformed, damaged feet,” said Singh, 36.
Traditionally, the structure of a high heel relies on a single metal shank running along the sole of the shoe providing a very stiff — and uncomfortable — platform that puts 75 percent of the pressure on the ball of the foot.
Singh and her team are trying to adjust the distribution of load so that the ball of the foot carries 50 percent of the weight and the heel carries the other 50 percent such that the impact — and with it, the pain — is lessened.