Footwear Facts, Quotes About Women’s Shoes

Footwear Facts and Quotes

If high heels were so wonderful, men would be wearing them.
-Sue Grafton

Shoes That Hurt:

Eight out of 10 women polled by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons said their shoes were painful.

How tall am I? Honey, with hair, heels and attitude I’m through this damned roof.
Nine out of 10 women wear shoes that are too small, according to the same survey.

I never figured out what they wanted. But they were willing to pay a lot for it.

-Andy Warhol

Women’s Feet are Becoming Larger:

In 1986, 12% of American women had shoe sizes 9.5 and higher.  In 1994, that number increased to 17%.  In 1998,  30.4% of all women’s shoes sold were size 9 and above.  By 2000 37% of all women in the USA needed shoes above size 9.  By 2005 the AVERAGE shoe size was size 9!  At this rate…..  Please explain why shoe stores stop carrying sizes above size 10?  Is the shoe industry math challenged?

Put on your red shoes and dance the blues.
-David Bowiechoose-comfy-shoes_content
A sample survey showed that 60% of women’s feet increased in shoe size since age 20.

You can not put the same shoe on every foot.

-Publilius Syrus, Maxim 593

The average increase in the protrusion of a woman’s buttocks is 25% when she wears high heels.  (Harper’s Index)

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