According to ‘Heights of Fashion: A History of the Elevated Shoe’, heels get higher when there are economic recessions. History tells us it happened during the Great Depression, during the 1970′s oil crisis, and after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000. Okay, why do our heels get higher?
Well, the book say recessions cause women to wear higher heels as a greater need for escapism. (Yahoo Shine)
I guess this means high heels will put our heads in clouds?