Men buy more shoes than women
Agency consumer analysis of the UK Mintel reported that, according to studies, men become more dependent on their “Shoe”, and now buying more shoes than women. Men prefer to expand its footwear collection and become more adventurous with her choice.
Almost one in ten men (12 per cent) buy more than three pairs of shoes alone for the year.
The study showed that young people more often than young women who have bought shoes in the last quarter (47% of men aged 16 to 24 years old against 45% of women aged 16 to 24 years).
In General, the market of clothing for men in the UK has doubled compared to the same period last year, which coincided with the beginning of fashion show London Fashion Week Men.
According to analysts, the market for menswear grew up in 2016 to 2.8 percent and reached 14.5 billion pounds, compared with 1.3 per cent growth on the female market.
However, in the sector of men’s clothing still accounts for only 27 percent of the total apparel market, lagging behind the sales of women’s clothing, which is made up of 27.25 billion pounds.
Tamara sender, senior fashion analyst at Mintel, said: “while men in General are buying less different Shoe than women, men under the age of 45 years were more experimental with the selection of shoes. Mintel research shows that men aged 25 to 44 years are more likely than women of the same age, are motivated to update their shoes for new fashion trends. Men aged 25-34 are keen to buy shoes and most likely bought three or more different types of shoes in the last 12 months.”
As previously reported, “Iodine” Italian Shoe firm was accused of racism because of the refusal to give a discount to the tennis player Serena Williams .