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Dubbed "the queen of the kitten heel," L.K. Bennett's signature mini-stilettos are nowhere to be seen in the brand's spring '12 lookbook. Not that we're complaining — we gladly welcome the new platforms and four-inches stilettos that perfectly compliment the collection's classic pieces, all jazzed up with fun and flirty prints. A firm favorite of
Kate Middleton The Duchess of Cambridge and a direct recipient of the "Kate effect," L.K.'s the master of producing wearable, sophisticated clothes that aren't too fashion-forward. Indeed, the wrap-around dresses and bermuda shorts are office-ready without sacrificing the va-va-voom factor, while, in particular, a pencil skirt and a tailored blue jacket are begging to make the royal appearance rounds. And, with Pippa in mind, no doubt, the London-based line also provides plenty choices for outside the 9-to-5 world, too — sexy enough for a night out at Guy Pelham's latest boite. You know what they say about all work and no play, don't you?
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Photo: Courtesy of L.K. Bennett
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read