Stilettos can have different meanings for women and men. It is often associated with a big night out and having fun. For some women it gives more height to be on the same level with men and they feel empowered by this additional height. Some women wear stilettos because they are glamorous or give the illusion of longer legs. Shoe shopping can be a pleasure or pain when the choices are too plentiful. Men find these shoes attractive because they make a woman arch her back– which is a signal that she is ready for sex, a study suggests.