Miss Meghan, Fashion Advice

September 14, 2006


a bit of the first paragraphs below:

Stand tall, women of New York
Sure, the platform shoe seems scary. But try the mile-high kicks and see for yourself what it's like at the top

by Meghan Cleary

Ladies, listen up. It's a new season, there is a bit of a nip in the air, and the stores are full of a delicious shoe - the platform.

They are sexier, higher and more fun than ever before.

But "Oh!" you gasp, "they are too high, to wobby, too . . . stripper."

Get over it, and get into it. Platforms are here to stay, and if you are an intelligent woman, which I know you are, you'll master how to make your platforms work for you.

More than Stilettos, more than the Kitten Heel, and much, much more than the sensible Ballet Flat, platforms make you a tower of strength. Tall and majestic, you can now peer above everyone's head and spot that cab two blocks away (and grab it before the non-platformed rabble below you even see it.) You can pluck items off high shelves with ease, and now men must look up to you, much like the ancient Greek actors who wore elevated platforms to raise themselves up from mere mortal to godlike status. . .

Read the rest of the article in the DAILY NEWS, p. 48