>Have no fear. If you want to be really uncomfortable and wear gold lame stilletto heel boots with very pointy toes, but can't afford to wear designer duds, Aldo offers you this alternative for $170:

I can see Paris Hilton slumming it in these. I can also, in my mind, see her fall and break her nose. I find that very funny. I can't help being mean.

Not that I am totally innocent when it comes to impractical boots. I did drop 219 bucks (including tax) for this beauty from John Fluevog. While boots with buckles may not be appropriate to wear to work, these babies sure are comfy. And kick ass looking. I don't worry about falling in these and breaking my nose. But don't tell Paris Hilton.