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Apparently it wasn't Carrie Bradshaw's shoe collection that landed her Mr. Big. According to a new study, men have no idea if a woman (based on her walk) is wearing high heels or flats! With the help of gals between the ages of 18 to 35 (some wearing heels, some not), experts at Northumbria University investigated whether the "change in body posture brought about by wearing heels, such as the illusion of longer legs, tilting torso and more prominent rear" really did turn a guy's head, reports The Daily Telegraph. The result? The sexier strut had no effect.
Great news for your aching arches; bad news for Manolo Blahnik sales. But you might not want to throw out those sky-high stilettos just yet. As one reader keenly stated, "Women look fabulous in heels. Let me guess who’s funding the 'research' -- Doc Martens?"
The findings are actually part of a larger ongoing research project being conducted on the laws of attraction; scientists are trying to determine the types of biological “signals” we receive and emit when on the prowl. And in case you're wondering, ladies, a man's dance moves were judged by women to determine his future mating potential. Sounds like a Dancing with the Stars spin-off in the making...
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