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We certainly aren't breaking any news when we point out the fact that, hey, it's Friday. So to prep you for a (hopefully) rewarding weekend — and to offer you a little TGI-eye-candy — we've rounded up some fiercely skyward heels for some serious off-time statement-making. Sorry orthopedics, but these towering treasures are certainly not meant for comfort or long-distance, but they do offer a high-powered shot of glam.
From bold colors to surprising details, each of these heels serves up something a little unexpected — a twist on tradition, say. Sure, they still have the same drama we like in our pumps, but every stiletto and platform has its own unique facet, perfect for definitely sticking out of the dancing masses.
Click through to see our 13 stunning high-heeled stars!
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