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This Fits: The Iron Law of Shoes

thisfits:

From a paper for a University of Kansas study titled “Shoes as a Source of First Impressions”:

Surprisingly minimal appearance cues lead perceivers to accurately judge others’ personality, status, or politics. We investigated people’s precision in judging characteristics of an unknown…


I completely believe this. People should wear nice shoes. Nice shoes do not have to be expensive, just well maintained. The beauty of good shoes is that they look better as they age and get character. The scuffs, scratches and marks that can’t be polished out serve to make the shoe yours.

(Source: marginalrevolution.com)

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    this is really interesting. i’m curious what the gender politics/assumptions of the study are, though.
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    I completely believe this. People should wear nice shoes. Nice shoes do not have to be expensive, just well maintained....
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    I believe that the shoes on the feet are more telling than the grin on the face, and less easily faked.
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