Well, that makes it unanimous - and confirms what Bob told me to begin with. Not that I didn't believe him; he does know a lot about a lot of things, after all. I just wasn't sure that current trends in women's footwear numbered among them.
And now in return, I am going to pass along a virus I got from an email at work today:
Thou hast just received the Amish Virus. Since we do not have electricity nor computers, thou art on the honor system. Please deletest all of thy files. We thank thee.