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Tread (Not So) Lightly: 13 Suprisingly Comfy, Stylish Steppers

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    While March might promise temperatures above can't-feel-my-anything level, that doesn’t mean you should ditch your treads just yet. No, not just because that last, looming snowfall will always surprise us this month — curse you, Mother Nature! — but those gripped steppers are gaining major traction right now.

    That’s right. Sandals and pumps are losing their smooth soles in favor of tracked bottoms this season. And, whether subtle or not (ahem, the pictured River Island stunners), this rugged accent has the power to make any outfit effortlessly more rad. Plus, the elevated rubber detailing provides better traction and support for your tootsies as you dash between meetings, bars (when the weekend rolls around), and everywhere else on your to-do list. So, if you’re ready to tread (not so lightly) into cool-girl territory this spring, shop the 13 badass steppers ahead — you’ll get an instant grip on legit spring style.

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