Extreme heels: Charlotte Olympia’s 6″ Paloma pumps

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The Fashion Police have always adopted a "the higher, the better" policy when it comes to heels, but when the heels in question are 6" high, like the ones on these ‘Paloma’ pumps by Charlotte Olympia, well, that gives even us pause for thought, it has to be said.

Of course, the 1.5" platform on these shoes will make the heel feel a little more manageable when you’re actually wearing them, but we’re still willing to bet that the chances of a twisted ankle will be high in these, especially after a few drinks. And that’s to say nothing of all the "what’s the weather like up there?" comments you’d be getting.

Still, they’re not exactly designed for talking long walks in, so we guess the question here is: would you wear these shoes? If you answered "yes", you can pick them up for £395 at Net-a-Porter.

5 Comments

  • November 18, 2008

    bookmole

    I love red shoes. And I love heels. But these are just a bit odd. The platforms look as though they come from some other shoe. And ruffled heels? For £395? I’ll find some red boots, instead, for the cold winter weather. And maybe have enough left over for a bag. Yup. Going shopping now.

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  • November 18, 2008

    Natasha

    No, it’s too much. I love me some heels but I draw the line at 4in for stilettos and 5 for platforms. It’s a shame, really – without that weird looking platform and a slightly lower heel they would’ve been beautiful.

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  • November 19, 2008

    sonja

    I wonder how long until we see posh wearing them?

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  • November 19, 2008

    Amy

    Hate the platform, but the ruffle detail is fab! I’d kill myself in those.

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  • May 8, 2010

    Sarah Anne

    Hating the platform it doesn’t suit. And heels like those…. I love heels but I couldn’t walk in those. Sorry but no-no.

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