The average woman owns 19 pairs of shoes, but wears only seven
New study finds surprising statistics about women and their shoes.
It comes as no surprise that a recent study has determined women spend a lot on shoes. But what may come as a surprise to many is that most women don’t wear the shoes that they own.
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According to the Daily Mail, a new study commissioned by Diamond insurance company found that the average woman owns 19 pairs of shoes, but only wears seven.
The study also found that one in 20 women own more than 50 (yes, 50!) pairs of high heels.
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“According to our study, the average woman owns twice as many shoes as her partner,” said Natalie Grimshare, spokesperson for Diamond insurance company.
And apparently, excessive shoe spending causes some serious relationship rifts. “For some women their shoe spending habits have even caused arguments.” Grimshare said. “As many as one in eight of the women we questioned told us they've argued with their partner either about the amount they spend on shoes or the sheer number of pairs they own.”
Seeing as how the majority of participants polled said that high heel king Christian Louboutin, creator of that famed expensive red sole, was the most coveted shoe designer, it makes sense that buying them in bulk could cause a few arguments.
Tell us: How many pairs of shoes do you own?
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Plus, only nineteen pairs? In your dreams, buddy. I might own that many just in boots.
100+ for me...closed toed in one closed, sandals in another, boots in another and sneakers in another!
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