A court shoe (British English), or pump (American English), is a shoe with a low-cut front, the vamp, and without a fastening. They are usually worn by women, but are still traditional menswear in some formal situations, where the style is sometimes called an opera slipper or patent pump.
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High heels A high heel is any type of shoe with a high heel. High heels, as the name implies, have a high pointed heel that raises the heel of the wearer significantly higher than the toes. This heel is generally 2 inches or more to be classified as high heels or else it comes in the platform category.
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Stiletto heels are thin and long. The core of the heel is a stem of solid steel or alloy. Stilettos are common in boots and shoes and are named after a stiletto dagger. The heel length varies from a few inches to almost 25 cm. The height can be increased if a platform sole is used. Normally, the thin, long and narrow stiletto heel ends in a rubber or metal tip with a diameter of less than 1cm.
On most high-heeled shoes, the "heel" of the shoe sits under only the heel of the foot, but a wedge heel runs under the foot, from the back of the shoe to the middle or front. As you've probably guessed, it has a wedge shape, but not all wedges are high heels.
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The heels were low cut, stacked around an inch (2.5 centimetres), and the boot stopped at mid-calf. It was suitably hard-wearing for riding, yet smart enough for informal evening wear. The boot was dubbed the Wellington and the name has stuck in English ever since.