Stilettos are power in business. While you may not choose to wear four inch heels, it’s hard not to pull out some form of high heels when you want to look especially polished.
Besides the unmistakable confidence heels provide, heels give you a taller image and slimmer physique. Appearing taller and slimmer, regardless of your size or weight, can instantly make you look and feel more professional and powerful.
Controversially, in light of the #MeToo movement and it being “Year of the Women” with a record-breaking two hundred and fifty-five women running for office and one hundred and twenty women (and counting) elected according to The LA Times, it is worth pausing to note that according to Psychology Today, “in a business setting, you may get the agreement of more of the men in the room with high heels on. However, it is important to realize that the persuasive effect of high heels does seem to be connected to their sex appeal.” Continue Reading →