The sexual fetish of attraction to shoes.

2004: In the interests of intellectual exchange the author attempts to describe foot fetish and shoe retifism. &mdash; Cameron Kippen, Curtin University of Technology (Perth, Western Australia) Department of Podiatry [ <! this is a popular source to quote on the subject, but theres probably something earlier or better

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