British retailer offers 'nude' heels in a variety of skin tones

From light to dark, affordable high-heeled shoes are available in a variety of skin tones from British retail brand Marks and Spencer (M&S).

French shoe designer Christian Louboutin first brought "nude" shoes, in seven shades, to the market in 2017, but the collection was very pricey.

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Pep rally! Christian Louboutin extends his groundbreaking Nudes collection with the introduction of two new summer-ready styles, each available in a full spectrum of seven shades of nude. Discover the new nudes via the link in our bio.

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Now, M&S is offering six "vegan friendly" (which is code for "not leather") shades of stilettos for approximately $33/pair.

Not everyone is impressed, however:

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These cloven toe pumps will make you look twice

These putty-colored pumps by Maison Margiela ($825) are described as "cloven toe." I might be 12, but wouldn't a better description be "camel toe"?

A similarly racy shoe is available in red for $1080.

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Videos of things being crushed by high heels

Looking for something to illustrate a post about crunch-time in game development, I ran into this video depicting many forms of footwear (but mostly high heels) being used to crunch keyboards:

It turns out there is a a vast and sprawling genre of "things crushed by heels" — mostly safe for work — on YouTube.

Here's a Kiwi, getting what it deserves:

Here's high heels crushing a laptop:

Here's four high heels, crushing two laptops:

18 laptops now:

Here's high heels crushing a Honda Civic:

Here are toy cars, crushed under high heels:

Can you guess what's going to happen to this XBox? It's going to be crushed underheel!

A delicious-looking pizza, crushed:

Even kibble is not spared:

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