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Okay, okay, you caught us. We do use the term "statement" to describe many things that don't actually make any statement beyond "Hey, I've got on an accessory." But, oftentimes, it's the most fitting word we can give to wild pieces like the shoes shown here.
These half-lucite-half-wooden block heels are the definition of statement. Here's why: They'll instantly add quirk, drawing attention to a simple sundress or denim cutoffs in a way plain ol' neutral sandals and pumps will not. Hence, the difference between the majority of the shoes currently in our closet and the ones in this slideshow.
Because you know we couldn't stop at just the one pair, ahead are the kookiest, statement-iest steppers on the web for your viewing (and shopping) pleasure. From the truly out-there to the mildly boundary-pushing, these 15 crazy, covetable heels proclaim "I've got shoes on, the likes of which you've never seen!"
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The thermostat’s dipping, and we’re pulling on our winter boots. We’re practically jumping with glee over playing in the snow. But, our tootsies? Not so much. Gone are the summer months of regular pedicures to keep you constantly sandal-ready, but you don’t have to shell out a ton of cash or even leave your read