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We're all for stepping outside our style comfort zones. It's healthy every once in a while to push the limits, wear something outrageous, and dare yourself. And, the latest collection from Aperlai is basically all about that. The French collection — lead by the seriously chic Alessandra Lanvin — is known for blurring the lines between art, architecture, and fashion. And, for spring, there's no shortage of showstopping selections.
Chunky heels have a razor-sharp edge, colors and patterns match and clash in every which way, and caviar beading covers Birkenstock-like sandals. Maybe not all of the styles are wear-every-day friendly (unless you're Anna Dello Russo), but we completely appreciate the sartorial thrill they provide for the days when you're feeling particularly adventurous. Jump ahead to preview some of the cray-cray (in an awesome way) designs.
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read