Unladylike

58. How to Kick Off High Heels at Work

42:00 | Jul 23rd, 2019

2 recommendations

After Nicola Thorp was fired for refusing to wear high heels on the job in 2015, she called bullsh*t all the way to British Parliament. Because from banks to bars, it’s not unusual for workplaces arou...Show More


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aliceko recommended:Jan 27th, 2020

You would think a requirement for women to wear high heels in the workplace (and makeup and certain pieces of clothing) would be illegal. It's not - and this episode dives into why that is. Fascinating exploration on the high heel, its history (originally made for men!) and the ultimate contradictio...Show More

rmmiller364 recommended:Jan 21st, 2020

Such an interesting episode. I especially liked the dive into the history of high heels. This podcast asks a really important question: why are high heels considered simultaneously the most sexualized and the most professional footwear a woman can wear?

alicekoJan 27th, 2020

As someone who used to religiously wear heels, I really appreciated this episode. Thanks Rachel!