One last IRON MAN item. It seems the ridiculous stilettos worn by Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts are spawning their OWN fashion movement:

Looks like movie stars really do influence the buying habits of the many minions.

Selfridges, the London department store, has seen a nearly 35% increase in sales of hyper-high heels since Gwyneth Paltrow strutted them down multiple red carpets for the Iron Man promotional tour this week.

With 7-inch spikes, it’s no wonder they’re called “fetish” heels; a pair by Alexander McQueen is particularly popular.

Just call it “Iron Ankles.”