How to Walk Gracefully in Heels: 8 Tricks That Work

We believe Marilyn Monroe was talking about heels when she was said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” But if you can’t walk in said heels? Well, that essentially negates any potential conquests, whether you’re in the boardroom or at the bar. The thing is, as we approach the festive season, it becomes much more likely that you’re going to be wearing a pair of heels. And combined with a few dinner/party/after-work/Christmas [delete as appropriate] drinks, it could get a little precarious when walking in your favourite pair of mules. So to avoid any embarrassing mishaps, we’ve put together the seven secrets to walking in heels the right way. Scroll down to check out the tried-and-tested tips for walking gracefully in heels, and while you’re at it, why not treat yourself to a new pair of shoes from our shopping section? After all, you’ll need something to test out your new skills.

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This story was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated.