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The high-heel obsession predates Carrie Bradshaw — we women have swooned over shoes for centuries, really. Of course, we're practical, too, and the classic black pump is a perfect example of that pragmatism. It's sophisticated, chic, and always in style. And because a girl can never have too many kicks — even basic black ones — we've rounded up 13 pairs to get you through fall — and so many more seasons to come.
But, make no mistake — just because this footwear is considered timeless doesn't mean it can't be fun, too. A little detailing here, a splash of metallic there, et voilà! You've got yourself a set of stems that go beyond office appropriate. There's definitely more than one way to wear these black beauties, and we've got the proof right here. Well-heeled? You'd better believe it.
It's all happening so fast, isn't it? The tree is up at Rockefeller Center, and we begrudgingly welcome the subsequent gridlock. Lights are twinkling, our favorite department store windows are awe-worthy, and RSVPs have been answered.
If there's one time of year I want to get really decked out and glammed up, this is read
There are certain life trials all New Yorkers are bound to experience: delayed subway trains, the impossibility of hailing a cab in the rain, and the highly dreaded and inevitable polar vortex.
While temperatures this season haven't hit sub-zero just yet, you can never be too prepared. So, to adequately prep ourselves read