The Surprising Explanation Behind Your Shoe Addiction

Michelle Scanga

We recently came across a 2010 interview in Cosmopolitan, where Suzanne Ferriss, PhD, editor of the book Footnotes: On Shoes, provides fascinating reason for women's shoe addiction: “Shoes are a collector’s item, whether women realize they perceive them that way or not,” she says, and buying them triggers an area of the brain’s prefrontal cortex called the collecting spot.

This certainly justifies serious shoe splurges—all the more reason to scroll through and add these six lust-worthy picks to your collection! 

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