A Tall Story:
The Rise of Men in Heels!
Lock your shoe closets ladies, your men may soon be asking to borrow your Louboutins...
What started off as a New York
e trend has now grown into an all-out phenomenon. Guys like Gregory Alexander, a club owner in NYC, and fashion blogger BryanBoy, are strutting their stuff in skyhigh shoes. And it isn’t just the gay community that loves them, straight men are wearing heels too!
Pairing them with wide-leg trousers, Gregory says, “I love platforms. It’s comfy to be off the ground and the added height is always nice. I love a good wide-leg trouser with my heels.” Men in Europe were seen wearing pumps until Napoleon banned them in the 18th century... and now it looks like history is repeating itself. Niche designers like Rad Hourani have already created special collections of highheeled shoes for guys. But the big Q remains: are you ready for straight guys in heels?
Fashion blogger BryanBoy is rarely seen without his heels ‘Honey, are these mine or yours?’ Fash-forward guys in high heels at the New York Fashion Week Marcel Ostertag was known for his love of stilettos on Project Runway