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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.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read