If you want to wear heels to dance and other students in level 1 at your studio wear heels, then I think you should get them and get used to wearing them now so that you are used to wearing them when you get to the more challenging moves.
At our studio, we allow both barefoot or heels in beginning classes. (The instructor usually wears "stripper heels". )
If you don't have shoes that you can start with, then I recommend you get the "stripper heels" sold specifically for that type of dancing. The beginning ones usually have a clear plastic upper which will help gripping the pole when you invert. They also have a special front on the shoe that helps with drag step and doesn't rub off like a regular shoe front would. They also have an ankle strap so when you hang upside down, you don't have to worry about the shoe slipping off. You can find these on line, but if you can find a local costume/lingerie store that carry these shoes, you could try them on and see how they feel. Usually you have to get about a half size bigger than usual because your foot kind of "smashes" down in the toe because they are so high.
I think one reason I don't like to wear shoes when I perform is because I was getting over a stress fracture when I started and couldn't wear heels. So I got used to dancing barefoot. I now wear them when I am teaching a basic class, but I never wear shoes when I perform.
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