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'Scuse us if we're out of sorts. We've been up all night working on the most grueling project yet: compiling the ultimate NYC shoe-store guide. Yes, through tons of research, anecdotal evidence, and of course, a bit of shopping (and we do mean shopping), we've finally arrived at our favorite 20 spots to buy fashion's crowned jewels in the Big Apple. Of course, we also included the finest pairs to find there, too. And with options this good looking, it was kind of fun work. Click through and consider this your cheat sheet for when the shoes make the look (as in, ALWAYS).
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