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Morning Start: High heels were first designed for men

Your morning start for Monday, Aug. 10, 2020

Good morning, the forecast for the week is mostly sunny. Woohoo!

Fun Fact of the day: High heels were first designed for men.

Though closely identified as a female fashion staple today, high heels were first designed for men. At the end of the 16th century, Persian-inspired style was all the rage in Europe, according to the J. Paul Getty Museum, and heels were seen as being virile and masculine—and a great way to boost your height a few inches.

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Daniel Taylor
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