As sexy as it might look, it is embarrassing and funnier at the same time when a woman is spotted wearing high heels and not being able to walk in them.
Ask yourself, would you be able to digest when someone says, “Oh, look at her, why is she wearing those heels, when she can not even wear it properly?”.
To avoid such comments, learn the art of wearing heels ‘like a pro’.
Choose the right footwear
If you have been wearing sneakers all your life, don’t rush to buy 4-inches stilettos right away. Start with something more neutral and steadfast, 2 or 3 inches is just enough. You can also try wedges and ankle strap shoes, as they are more comfortable and easier to keep the balance.
Pick the right size
You should never ever buy high heels if they are even a little bit tight. If you are confused in between choosing a little too large or a bit too small, choose the former, because you can wear it with a lining.
Learn to stand
The art of wearing heels is not all about walking, but it is also about standing confidently. Place the heel of one foot to the middle of the other, while putting your weight on the latter foot, and when its tired, move the weight onto the other one.
Take small steps
Take small and slow steps without bending your knees more than usual. If you try to take big steps, as we normally do in everyday shoes, it will look unnatural.
Hold your back straight
Square your shoulders, and keep your chin parallel to the floor. This way, your abdominal muscles will tighten, your stomach will flatten, and you will look thinner and lighter.
Step from heel to toe
To make your pace look natural, you should first place your heels on the ground and then smoothly move to the toes. When the arch of your foot takes on your weight, tilt it forward, and then push yourself further to make the next step.
Walk in a straight line
To walk like a pro, imagine a straight line in front of you and walk strictly along it. Put your feet right in front of each other, and stretch their tips forward so that your hips swing a bit. It will take a little practice, but its worth it, and you will definitely turn everyone’s heads.
PRACTICE AT HOME
Before going to any event, you must do these following steps in advance to make sure you look perfect:
- Practice your walk to make your evening less of a nightmare and more of a dream. Also, you should scratch the soles of the shoes a little to make them less slippery.
- Wear the shoes to get comfortable in them. Brand new footwear is a torture. There are several ways to make your shoes softer, such as putting on wool socks and wearing the shoes for ten minutes.
- Learn to walk on the stairs.
- Use comfortable insoles and linings. If you try on your new high heels and feel that your feet are slipping, spend some time and money on accessories. This way, you will keep your shoes and feet safe.
Give your feet a break
If you want to wear high heels all day long and not end up with sore and aching feet, give yourself a break from time to time.
Don’t wear high heels too often
Try to have a preference towards flat and comfortable shoes. Constant wearing of high heels may cause damage to your feet.