Is it possible that Bravo's ever-expanding cast of Real Housewives are just as competitive about heel height as they are about every other aspect of their extremely affluent, made-for-TV lifestyles? Yes, yes it is, and we have ample photographic evidence to back that up. The good news is that you CAN have it all, and juggle it all while wearing a six-inch heel and downing a few glasses of Moscato. It can be done, but it does require a fair amount of finesse. I'm not sure where one goes to purchase finesse in quantity, but I assume all of the Housewives have access to that information.
Prada Mary Jane Sandals
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Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps
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Here's Kelly Bensimon, navigating around the Upper East Side of Manhattan in a bright yellow pair of Manolos. These pumps may look modest beside Bethenny's Pradas, but that heel still clocks in at four inches tall.
Christian Louboutin Fernando Cage Sandals
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Lisa Rinna wore these towering Louboutin sandals to the Veronica Mars movie premiere in LA back in 2014. It may please you to know that Louboutin also makes a flat version of their cage sandals, or it might be completely irrelevant to your interests altogether.
Charlotte Olympia Paloma Pumps
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Here's fellow RHOBH star Lisa Vanderpump attending the TrevorLIVE LA 2015 fundraising event in a pair of fuchsia satin Charlotte Olympia Paloma Pumps that pair well with her shimmering fuchsia Chanel Boy Bag.
Manolo Blahnik Lucitan Sandals
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PVC Manolo sandals are great and all, but behold the grandeur and the majesty of NeNe Leakes' feet. Nene recently donned these foot-forward Manolo sandals to The Nice Guy in LA. Flaunt it if you got it, ladies!
Christian Louboutin Pigalle Follies Pumps
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Here's Shereé Whitfield, out and about with some of her castmates in NYC in a pair of classic Christian Louboutin Pigalle Follies Pumps. As hardcore Louboutin lovers already know, the Pigalle Follies' heel clocks in at a solid 4 inches.
Saint Laurent Tribute Sandals
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Sonja Morgan attended Bravo's RHNYC Season 8 premiere party in a truly imposing pair of metallic leather, 5-and-a-half-inch Saint Laurents. Platform sandals are obviously the way to go when tempting fate with a heel more than five inches high.
Valentino Rockstud Pumps
$995 via Saks
Finally, here's Real Housewives of Orange County's Tamra Judge, leaving the NBC Universal Upfronts in NYC in a pair of pale grey Valentino Rockstud Pumps. This may surprise you, but Valentino Rockstud Pumps do actually boast a four inch heel, even though they somehow manage to look only slightly taller than a kitten heel. It's Valentino magic.
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