High- heeled footwear is footwear that raises the heel of the wearer’s foot significantly higher than the toes when both the heel and the toes are raised equal amounts, as in a platform shoes. It is significantly not considered to be a high heel. However, there are also high heeled platform shoes. High heels tend to give the aesthetic illusion of longer, more slender legs. High heels come in wider variety of styles, and the heels are found in many different shapes, including stiletto, pump(court shoe), block, tapered, blade, and wedge.
According to high-fashion shoes website like Jimmy Choo and Gucci. High heels covers heels ranging from 2 to 5inces(5.1 to 12.7cm) or more. Extremely high heeled shoes, such as those exceeding 6inches (15cm) strictly speaking, are no longer considered apparel but rather something akin to “jewelry for the feet”. They are worn for display or the enjoyment of the wearer.