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Forget Statement Heels — We're All About These Standout Sneakers

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    Variety is the spice of life. So, when it comes to our closets, we prefer to add a little flavor with prints. And, lots of them. Which probably explains our fascination with the Brit brand Mother of Pearl.

    Playing off the vibrant patterns in its ready-to-wear collections, Mother of Pearl skipped the heels when it came to its footwear offerings. Instead, for resort '14, it stuck to the comfy and casual slip-on sneaker. While a classic, white lace-up has always been a closet staple, these pairs are a bit more special, as they're splashed with stripes, florals, animal prints, and big-time embellishments. And, because we're firm believers that statement shoes needn't require a platform or a good sense of balance, we'll be choosing these eye-catching kicks to spice up our spring wardrobes. Click on to view — and shop! — the five styles we're crushing right now.

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