Navy formal shoes - suggest routines and formal procedures. (Dress
in them as a pilot would to do a complex pre-flight check)
Orange Gumboots - suggest explosions and danger (Pull them on to react to a sudden hostile takeover bid)
Pink slippers - suggest warmth and domesticity. (Slip into them to control a colleage who didn't get that promotion)
Brown brogues - suggest the sensible and the practical. (Wear them to cut through red tape and get the new plant finished on schedule).
Grey sneakers - Suggest "grey matter" in the brain and investigation. (Kick around in them to collect competitive information for launching a new brand of baby food)
Purple riding boots - Suggest imperial authority. (Assume them to issue orders to your staff for an important rush project).