Wedge ankle boots are one Special form of short bootswhich differ from other types of boots in their special heel type. The popular boot category is combined here with a comparatively young heel type and offered for women and young girls and, more rarely and then only at comparatively low heights, also for men. The wedge boots themselves can vary Heel height, design and material vary greatly, but must not exceed a certain wave height, as otherwise they are counted in the category of wedges.
The wedge in the shoe – a heel conquers the market
The wedge heel is one compared to other types of heels like the stiletto heel, block heel, funnel heel, and even the platform sole relatively young trendwhich has continuously expanded from summer shoe fashion to other shoe types and is now one of the most popular types of heels due to its many positive properties. The wedge heel was invented in 1936 by the Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo, who was as famous for his creative innovations as he was for his efforts to combine fashionable sophistication with comfort. Within a few years, wedge heels became the all-time trend sale in the American market, and a large percentage of women’s shoes were made with this type of heel, even though they were initially only for sandals and light summer shoes had been considered.
The wedge heel is characterized by a Continuous thickening between the inner and outer sole of the shoe which is reinforced over the heel area and has a wedge-shaped configuration. The heel height can be a few centimeters, but also reaches a classic heel height of over ten centimeters. In contrast to high-heeled shoes, the heel extends over the entire width and length of the shoe sole and offers the entire body more surface area for better weight distribution, less strain and a safer step.