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I Call it Shoeicide

Thanks to my gangsta roommate from Mendham, NJ (insert Sartalics here) I keep up with all the hip hop latest jamz. Currently, our anthem is “You Be Killin’ ‘Em” by Fabolous; it’s a pretty addictive and awesome song because you can look like you know the lyrics by singing the chorus, without having to know any of the rap parts. I bring up this song because there is a line in it that goes “her feet are killin’ her, I call it shoeicide,” which is quite clever considering the dramatic height and design of heels these days.

Forget Steve Madden’s stripper-like heels of yore, these ugly geisha-like shoes keep popping up in fashion blogs everywhere. Of course, Lady Gaga, who Vanity Fair labeled one of 2011’s “Best Dressed” has not been much help in squashing this look. Thanks for boosting her ego, VF.

Hey, I’m all for killin’ it in sky high heels; they make your butt, quads and calves look fabulous, but most heels are uncomfortable enough. Why anyone would want to wear these stilt-like contraptions is beyond me.  I don’t know about gangsta world, but they certainly wouldn’t fly on the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill.

Posted by Hannah