But Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana has managed to do just that.
The 35-year-old beauty stars in Stuart Weitzman's summer campaign, and is a more than capable successor to Kate – which, I think we'll all agree, is no mean feat.
In the campaign video, soundtracked by Jamiroquai's Feel So Good, Zoe is seen writhing in some bed sheets, before putting on a swimsuit and a pair of super-sexy stilettos to hang out by a pool with a host of toned young men. So great are the heels, that she doesn't even take them off to jump in the pool.
Well, if anything's going to make us want to take a swim in stilettos, it's this…
By Olivia Marks
Watch Zoe Saldana in Stuart Weitzman's new video