10 May '11, 12pm

Most women don't wear half of the shoes they buy, according to a survey. Are you one of them?

Most women don't wear half of the shoes they buy, according to a survey. Are you one of them?

Feel free to substitute “American” at any point, but the average British woman owns nearly £400 ($655) of shoes she never or rarely wears , according to a new study by The Co-operative Insurance . And although survey respondents owned an average of 20 pairs of shoes, 11 of them they barely touch, 10 percent of the 3,000 women interviewed admitted to spending £600—or $983 in U.S. dollars—a year on footwear, with the average pair clocking in at £36 ($59). The findings aren’t a huge surprise, but they’re still shocking when the numbers are laid out in front of you. We’re not all Imelda Marcoses, of course, but as far as hoarding is concerned, shoes are a low-hanging fruit. Maybe it’s time for spring cleaning?

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/survey-reveals-that-most-women-d...

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