If you’re planning to dress to kill on your next trip, you might want to check a bag.
The TSA stopped an unidentified woman over the weekend in Baltimore attempting to board a flight to Washington with a pair of gun-themed shoes.
TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein told CNN that imitation guns or ammunition are not allowed past security checkpoints. The traveler was thus advised to check the shoes, though according to Farbstein, the woman was too late and was forced to leave her revolver-heeled shoes behind with officials in order to catch her flight.
“Items such as this look like real, actual firearms to the TSA officers who are staffing the X-ray monitors and will only cause delays,” Farbstein said. “It will definitely slow them down, slow down their traveling companions who are waiting for them, and it will slow down the checkpoint lines for other travelers.”
The heels appear to be made by Pleaser Shoes, which claims to make “sensuous, sexy and wild footwear.”
“Hey guys, make smart decisions about your carry on bags. We’d hate 4 u 2 miss ur flight or lose ur #PleaserShoes,” the company tweeted. “The #Bondgirl shoe seemed to be a runaway story today.”