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Maybe you're a little hesitant to throw a prints party of one. You prefer to tread lightly when it comes to patterns at all, and even a simple stripe is edging on the border of your comfort zone. We hear ya'. But, if there's one patterned piece we would suggest, even for the most timid of solid-color lovers, it's the printed pump.
Small in size but big in impact, the printed shoe is like the sartorial cherry on top (er, bottom) of your outfit. Plus, a classic pump shape will keep even the kookiest of designs from completely taking over your otherwise-solid color scheme. Jump ahead to see some perfect samples — some more daring than others — of ways to wear the trend. Then, brave the bold, and try it out for yourself.
It's been a whirlwind year for New York City. A polar vortex froze over the winter months (literally), the ebola epidemic made a brief (yet frightening) appearance, and Eric Garner's death raised concerns over law enforcement's power over the civilians it's meant to protect.
And, while New York current events dominated read
Has any other year in recent memory offered up so many buzz-worthy store openings? Maybe. But, this year — with its H&M-sister brand invasions and numerous e-commerce-to-brick-and-mortar transformations — was particularly riveting. Add to that a ton of speculation (not to mention competition) over which U.S. city would read