Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Black pumps might be okay for the office, but when it comes to a shoe that really speaks to you, we're betting on a patterned, printed pump. This past season's obsession with ladylike silhouettes and all-over print has produced a huge range of simple pumps that are splashed with this on-trend stripes, brocade, and even flomo.
For easy print-mixing (imagine how fabulous these would look with a striped dress or a floral trouser!) or a no-brainer way to make a pair of skinny jeans sing, these patterned pumps might even knock those pistol boots out of the top tier in your hierarchy of fall shoes (might...we said might).
There are two types of people on Black Friday: the ones who revel in facing down sales-hungry crowds and those who like to curl up on the couch with a hot cider and their laptop. Well, no offense to any thrill seekers out there, but when it comes to this shopping holiday, the latter seems the better option to us — read
Holiday shopping can cause a boatload of stress. There are a lot of bases to cover and only a few weeks to get down to business. So, if you're stumped on what to buy the techie in your life (you know, the person who always needs to have the latest and greatest gadgets on the market), we feel you. They can be tough to read