Defense Shoes

These spiked "Defense Shoes" introduced in 1955 didn't catch on as women's fashion.


Perhaps because of negative reviews in the press.


But I wonder if they might have been the inspiration for the spiked shoes worn by Rosa Klebb in 1963's From Russia With Love.

Posted By: Alex - Fri Nov 30, 2012
Category: Fashion, Shoes


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Those aren't spurs....

These are spurs!
http://www.charterhouse-auctions.co.uk/images/spurs.JPG
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/30/12 at 09:11 AM
Now those are what I call spiked heels. shut eye
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 11/30/12 at 05:24 PM
OUCH! That looks painful! ohh
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/30/12 at 08:15 PM
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