UK's largest footwear chain slammed for 'sexualised' footwear for 6-yr tots

Oct 01, 2011, 07:45 IST | ANI

UK's largest footwear chain has been slammed for selling sexy stilettos aimed at girls as young as six as they tend to sexualise children.

Priceless Shoes, which is selling the 5-inch stilettos has even reduced the price of the shoes from 16 pounds to 7 pounds to sell the adult-sounding Queen of the Catwalk style shoes.

"They look like the sort of thing a lap dancer would wear. It's utterly disgusting. I went to the shop to buy her some gold party shoes," the Sun quoted Sarah Shafi, the mother of a 7-year-old as saying.

"These open-toed black stilettos were reduced from 16 pounds to 7 pounds. They were size one, so I guess they are aimed at the six to eight years range.

"They look exactly like an adult pair that has been shrunk for the kids' market. I find it sick.

"Also children's feet are still developing. They could end up deformed," she stated.

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