Do you know who wore first high heel shoes? And red colored, to be more exact?
The answer might surprise you!
The answer is men!
In the beginning men wore high heels and then women followed the trend!
In fact, Louis XIV was a big fan of them, since he was short, and he favoured red high heeled shoes.
He was 1.63 meters, so the monarch boosted his stature with heels—always red colored, an expensive dye.
In the 1670s, Louis XIV issued an edict limiting red heels to members of his court.
Here is a picture of him wearing them if you need proof.