Dear E. Jean: I’m 5’11”. The men in my life say it’s “ridiculous for someone as huge” as me to wear four-inch stilettos. Should I hurt their feelings and wear the latest suede pumps that I love? —The Weather’s Nice Up Here
Weather: An unhappy alternative is before you, my luv. From this day, your feet must “hurt the feelings” of one of the two sexes. Sulky, immature, vertically challenged men will be chagrined if you do don heels, and every woman reading this issue of ELLE will be outraged if you don’t.
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This letter is from the Ask E. Jean Archive, 1993-2017. Send questions to E. Jean at E.Jean@AskEJean.com.