High heel are shoes which raise the heel of a shoe or boot between 2" to 4" higher than the toes. High heel shoes are generally limited to women's footwear and come in a variety of styles and designs. The heels on high heels shoes are also found in many different shapes, including stiletto, block, tapered, blade, and wedge.
Slides are a sandal in which the upper does not extend to cover the heel of the foot. The wearer of slides can simply slip on the shoe without having to tie, strap, or buckle it to secure.