Click through to read up on nine life-saving tips for stepping out in high heels from models and celebrities alike.
Hanne Gaby Odiele
"You need to have confidence and keep your head straight."
"Walking up the stairs can be really hard, so what helps is kicking up your dress with your feet. My heel always gets stuck on the bottom of the staircase, so I always have to kick up every time. Kick them up, so they don't get stuck!"
"Don't think about anything! Be confident and just go for it. Standing up straight is everything. No slouching."
"Practice makes perfect, and focus on your core. Try not to think about it. And wear shoes that fit—that's the absolute most important thing you can do."
"I try to fly! Stand up straight and walk softly."
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"Find a shoe that fits and then practice a lot!"
"I would say keep your weight up. Think up, rise up, keep your posture going—it's very important. You don't want to sink into your knees, you don't want to sink into your feet. And keep moving—don't think about it!"
"Make sure you start off with a straight back. When you take the first step make sure the other leg behind you is very straight so your legs make a 'V' shape. Then, swing your hips!"
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"As long as you're confident, you can walk in high heels!"