Ancient practices affect modern sex workers

Rogueclassicist brought to my attention the following advertisement for platform shoes. I checked out the shoes and they look like ancient kothornoi… With fluorescent lights. They are a shiny example of the influence of ancient history in modern sex industry. I think that the minister of education will be very happy to see that classics has an impact on the wider economy! I seriously doubt, though, that prostitutes in ancient Athens would have managed to leave traces on the road with their... »