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Solestruck, the online shoe emporium and general keeper of the virtual street-wear obsessive flame, had a dream, one that many of us have had before and one that can be realized in all its rubberized glory. That dream, if you will, is the Spice Girl shoe: a graphic sneakerized vision that gives you at least four inches in height.
The store headed over to Spain to find the original purveyors of the '90s sneaker, a company that is now involved in European fast fashion. Yet, it still has its archives intact. Solestruck has brought back a handful of wild styles for both men and women (sadly, some of our favorite kicks are for the boys), and they're chock-full of serious '90s nostalgia. These might not be your everyday shoe (or maybe they are?), but no one can deny that these throwbacks certainly look fun.
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