The slipper surge: ‘They’re very important in terms of helping us cope emotionally’ squib

Australia is experiencing an unprecedented demand for slippers – but what’s good for the soul is not always good for the sole

When the first tendrils of autumn crept their way into our poorly insulated homes, the messages started. Friends and coworkers started asking me something I’d never been asked before: “What slippers should I buy?” It was something I’d been wondering too; researching the perfect pair on consumer review websites.

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