Why do some people detest the monarchy? One reason is that Queen Elizabeth typically wears the same design shoes (at $1500 a pop.) but doesn’t believe she should have to break them in. Instead a member of the palace staff gets the job, and the blisters, of wearing new sets of the shoes day-in and day-out until they’re comfiy enough for the royal feet. I’m sorry but this is creepy – creep-peeee and upon reflection I’m glad they took her private train and ocean going yacht away from her. Read more about this story here.