High heels have always been a seductive status symbol. High heels elongate the legs, emphasize your calves and exaggerate your arches for a sexy, feminine look. The word stiletto literally means "sharp dagger" and its appeal is the contradiction between its elegance, fragility and sexiness. This is your choice ifs you wish to add heigh, but be forewarned that in order to wear them comfortable, you must have a decent arch already. Today's stiletto's are so well engineered that many women find them comfortable enough to wear for hours.