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After watching more than a few models tumble down the runway in sky-high steppers (yikes!), we're thanking our lucky stars that our own heel-induced stumbles aren't caught for the cameras. Embarrassment aside, taking a nosedive in your favorite pumps can have serious medical consequences, too. Which is why we're definitely in favor of some grounded footwear options for our 9-to-5.
Cue: ballet flats. The chic, comfy alternative we've all come to know and love continues to heighten its shoe game. From classic Mary Janes and shiny pointed ballerinas to metallic-tipped toes and T-straps, the ballet flat is in a league of its own. Take that stilettos!
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When it comes to mascara, everybody strives for a different vibe. Whether it's a curled-yet-natural eye or the clumped, Twiggy-esque look, there's one overall appearance that's pretty universally lusted after among mascara wearers: lashes that stand out in the crowd.
You know the kind: gorgeous, full, glamorous, and read
Let's just get it out there — leggings are in no way pants. If you wear them with a shorter top, you're just asking for it. But, if you choose the right pair (think: opaque with interesting prints and textures), they can resemble a sophisticated bottom — especially if you style them just right with a longer dress, read