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.
Pumps are heeled shoes that are typically tapered to a point or a narrow square toe. The upper of a pump covers the heel and sides of the foot, leaving the top of the foot exposed, which allows the wearer to slip on the shoe.