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The Best Of Brian Atwood: 12 Head-Turning Heels Worth The Splurge

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    Okay, we have to admit that we don't fall in love with every single collection our favorite labels may roll out. But, most of the time, Brian Atwood happens to hit the nail on the head. Both the designer's original and diffusion line of steppers are bold enough to be completely eye-catching, and that's cause for a splurge in our book.

    After all, if you're going to invest in a really great pair of shoes, why not choose crazy printed, mixed-material heels that elevate you above all the rest? (We think Carrie Bradshaw would probably agree with our logic, don't you?) Buy them now, wear them now, and rock them later, because we promise these picks won't ever get old. No guilt over here. No, sir. Not with the height (and confidence!) these killer designs are sure to lend us.

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