We already know about so-called "vanity sizing" when it comes to clothes. But it seems they’re not the only things being quietly expanded – shoes are too.
Some retailers have discreetly increased the width of their footwear to serve an increasingly overweight population, while others are offering wider fittings.
French Sole, an upmarket shoe shop favored by the Duchess of Cambridge, admitted it "readjusted" at least one of its styles every six months.
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Retailers can increase the length and width of their footwear relatively unchecked, because there are no internationally set guidelines.
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