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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.
Embodying the expression "head over heels" in a most literal sense, Minna Parikka's fall lookbook really is something else. The collection of images features a tousle-haired model in a perpetual free fall — one of the most graceful, mesmerizing acts of gravity defiance we've yet seen. But, what's being sold here? Ah, read
Nothing beats curling up with a good book. And, whether you're on the beach, on a plane, or on your own porch at home, summer is the perfect time to experience your next literary adventure. So, add these 15 novels — by some of the U.K.'s best writers — to your required summer-reading list. Get ready to have your mind read