What your choice of shoe says about you

The UK's fashionistas are abuzz after the Duchess of Cambridge was pictured at the weekend sporting a £300 pair of Le Chameau wellington boots. Does her shoe choice tell us anything about her?

In a culture where so much attention is paid to the material we strap to our feet, a new study reported on our Research Digest asks this very question more generally - how is shoe choice associated with personality and what assumptions do observers make about people based on their shoes?