Like a hidden power, high heels are beyond meaning and object because it leverage women’s confidence that may impress people surround them. The various meanings of high heels for women mold their self-concepts, which are diametrically different.
Ika Noorharini is called by the name ‘Non’ within the family, which means ‘beloved child’. Non holds a wealth experience of more than 10 years in the marketing and communication industry.
Non lives in the UK and had studied fashion media styling at London College of Fashion. Currently she works as a press assistant for a London based fashion brand, and a freelance fashion stylist.
Reading this book gives me a sense of enlightenment, enlightenment!
Deconstructing womens deepest thought about high heels, apparently the shoe with high heels, are not only underpinning long sexy legs, but symbolises its many representations… ...
Rolling Stone Indonesia
Creative Medium, ESJEPE,inc
This is a must read book for women who feel ‘addicted’ to high heels...
Finally, a literature that tells deeply about one of women’s way to look more sexy: high heels! Women should definitely read it, Men should take a peek…
Actress | Singer | Ballerina
The Author of Indiepreneur
I really appreciate this book, as not only it’s easy to read but also gives more knowledge for high heels lovers and even common reader…
The juxtapose between the fun of fashion and the meticulously-researched science behind high heels is an interesting twist making this book an intriguing read…
Indri Rosemaya W
Strategic Consultant, Saatchi & Saatchi Indonesia
…getting to know further concerning the meaning of high heels and its status as the representation of women. Interesting and informative, are the two most appropriate words that can illustrate this book…
Very interesting! Looking at the phenomena of high heels from both sides, daily lives phenomena within a thick academic frame. Happy reading!...
Sales Assistant Uniqlo Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Farid Hamid, M.Si
Communication Lecturer at Mercu Buana University
High heels also known as ‘tip toe shoes’. Women are obviously familiar with this type of shoes. However, when examined thoroughly, based on a research constructed through in-depth interviews with several fascinating women, the book becomes more impressive…
I really like the Jimmy Choo v Louboutin section, which are discussed sharply, witty, and especially representing women’s views regarding two of the most favourite brands for women, including me! Lastly, this book is a fun pop culture work, ‘thick’ in knowledge and definitely worth to read!
Dubai based Fashion Designer
The book is so well laid out, clear and highly engaging. From the history of the high heels to its relation with working women in our days, this book is an easy, fun read, yet very informative and insightful. I highly recommend this book to be in your reading list as you’ll enjoy it as I did.
Congratulation on your first book! During my doctor training, which needed a high mobility, it is impossible to wear high heels. But now I’m a high heelers and became its hugest fan.
Siti Ayunda Fauzia
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Dr. Febtusia Puspitasari, SpJP, FIHA
What gives when fashionistas compromise health and comfort, for this symbol of power and femininity? Through this fun, thought-provoking essay, Ika’s intellectual honesty gives an insightful and surprising view into the evolving importance of high heels overtime
It is a well written book emphasising the relationship between women and high heels covering the importance, aesthetic and power of high heels and what they are meant for female role besides in Fashion and in the society supported by argumentation and analysis.
Regional Marketing Manager
Executive Networks Media, Singapore
London based Fashion Designer
Who would have imagined that the beautiful, sexy and feminine high heels were first worn by... men!
Don't we have to place more effort for the greater good?
Working women become associated with high heels
Pain eventually disappeared as a consequence of a feeling to be beautiful
Chopines from Venice is arguably the most famous high-heeled shoe and considered as the origin of high heels
There are motive, meaning and status within.
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