The Power Of Red Shoes !

A woman who wears red shoes automatically sends a message of power and independence to the world.  Historically, red shoes have been the symbol for individuals in positions of power: In 1701, King Louis XIV, also  know as the humble moniker “the Sun King,” posed for a royal portrait wearing red heeled shoes.   At the time, red dye was very expensive and very difficult to come by, so you pretty much had to be a king to afford it.  Even the Catholic Pope, traditionally wore red leather loafers since at 1484, until Pope Francis gave them up for comfortable, brown orthopedic shoes.  Okay, I guess red shoes have technically been a symbol for men in positions of power, so you can only imagine what happens when a woman tries to claim a traditionally male power symbol. [Read More About “The Power Of Red Shoes” SHOE Chat]

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Fashion Blogger Queenie / Red Booties by Vince Camuto

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