Christian Louboutin launches the 8 inch heel,claiming it to be the highest heel on the high street.
Victoria Beckham is pictured wearing 5 inch Antonio Berardi boots,which are weighted under the toe, forcing her weight forward and downwards so that she doesnt tip backwards!
Doctors and chiropodists warn of the long terms effects of wearing high heels, and we watch in horror as women all over Britain hobble around in agony.
Liberating or disabling, fashion forward or modern day foot binding. You decide?