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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.
It's easy to get discouraged this time of year. It's cold, dreary, and snowy. You spend spring, summer, and fall weekends running around, but during this season it proves difficult to even leave the house. But, then again, why would you really need or want to? You have Netflix, Seamless, and an endless universe of read
Whether your relationship is in the exciting lavish-gifts and loving-declarations phase, or the comfortably long-term, "mumbling at each other while you watch your shows" phase, you should know Valentine's Day is fast approaching. And with it, the attendant pressure of getting him or her something that truly expresses read