Stop The Madness: Men Doing the Heel Pose

August 6, 2013 | 34

men doing the heel pose

Don’t shoot the messenger. Someone had to speak on this…

We’d like to touch on a very important topic which has taken sneaker photos by storm lately which we call the “Heel Pose.” As we all know, members of the sneaker community sometimes go to extreme lengths to take “different” & “creative photos.” However, this trend (or pose) has gone TOO far and it makes us feel uncomfortable!

male sneaker heel pose

As soon as we started seeing the “Heel Pose” circulate, this was our facial expression:

Seriously, that’s exactly how we reacted. How many of you caught a Charlie Horse doing this???!

Every guy has heard how much women complain about their feet hurting from walking around like that. Imagine how a guy must feel after snapping 4-6 photos in the “Heel Pose,” just to choose that one picture to potentially earn (so he thought) 1000+ likes on Instagram, or better yet a sneaker blog feature!

Just find a nice background and snap a normal photo, STOP THE MADNESS!

Fellas, let the ladies have their heel pose.

Guys, here are a few examples of how NOT to pose. You’re welcome.

sneaker heel pose

men doing sneaker heel pose

sneakerhead heel pose

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Comments (34)

  1. Just Kicks

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I’m dyin’ over here. THANK YOU! I thought I was the only one that thought those poses were weird. Too many followers out there.

  2. Hahahahahaha man that Cement pic has me dying.. How do you turn your ankle like that?!!!!!!

  3. ULikeEm

    Real Tears Right Now. Real Tears!!!! Some People Are Going To Get Mad But This Is So True. Please Stop The Madness.

  4. man… some may call it hatin’ .. i call it just being real. Dudes gotta stop wearing Shirt Skirts & Heel Poses… see a trend there?

  5. sole4sole

    bwahaha that gif says it all. exactly how i feel. thanks for addressing this tsg.

  6. I don’t do this but in the same breath who cares.

  7. sole4sole

    ^^bruh, you’re kidding right? this needs to stop. only females should pose like this. period!

  8. Nope. Couldn’t care less what the next man does with his.

  9. P

    My ankle dont even move like that

  10. Chey

    ???????????????????????? THANK YOU!!!!! I thought I was the only one who hated it!!!!! ????????????????

  11. Giftd

    Bwahhahahaha @ my ankle don’t even move like that. I’m a girl sneakerhead and I don’t even pose like that. ????

  12. Executive aka Taupe colored kicks wit da Velcro straps

    All Chris Bosh foot shoots!

  13. omar najeeb

    (Tupac voice) YES, N!&&@ !! That IS a problem with a lot of the pics I see. Dudes know better too. But are still on that fruity pebbles $#!+ !

  14. Thomas

    And the homophobia and bigotry continues in the sneaker business. Way to promote, TSG.

    Who gives a shit how some dude poses?

  15. Sole Brotha aka Seattle Slim

    LMAO!!… that’s funny. And much better than any BS complex list.

  16. Harry henderson

    Lolololol

  17. Nikeindabutt

    @ this whole post – AMEN/TABERNACLE/CHURCH & yeslawd.

    @ Thomas – How does asking sneaker enthusiasts who are natural born Men to refrain from ballerina-inspired poses equate to promoting homophobia??? Your statement would suggest that all homosexual males appear or behave feminine…that is not the case at all.

  18. omar najeeb

    Nikeinda(wel, u kno) for president, y’all ! Yes’m….u just DID that!

  19. Nikeindabutt

    @ omar- i’m seriously about to change my name to ‘Nikeinda(well,u know)’…lmao

  20. who brought up sexuality? Last time i checked it said HEEL POSE… if you know any men out there wearing heels im logging off.. i know women wear heels and crossdressers (who want to look like women)

  21. aSh

    XDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXD #dead

  22. dom

    niggas do this??? lmao

  23. Lolol this was a good one. I actually neva even thought or was concerned with the heel pose until seeing this. The pictures yall picked are tooo funny

  24. omar najeeb

    I gotta chip in on that poser of the cement 4′s. That $#!+ looks the craziest!

  25. Yoooooo this is hilarious, good job TSG.

  26. QAEv

    ROFLMFAO@ the mofo in the infrareds. if his legs wear shaved u would think that was a b***h! smfh. its about the SNEAKERS! not how tight ur pinrolls are or this foot model f**kery. your right…this needs to stop.

  27. hahahahaha

    LMMFAO! I personally always call it the, “Hello there sailor!” Pose.

  28. Yeezus Christ

    These dudes need father figures in their lives, ol sugar foot ass mothafuckas….. twinkly toe feminine femines smh

  29. Ramone Hogan

    Lmao (x2Stacks)

  30. mask

    Cant even hate half of my shoes arent even worthy enough to take pictures of. Let alone compared to the shots above.

  31. nowthatsdope

    Grown man don’t do s.hit like that. Lame sneaker heads

  32. Phil

    This is too funny but so true haha. I don’t even know why people started doin this. “Duck face” of the sneaker shots haha

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